This is a compressed version of a talk given at the 2013 Health Datapalooza in Washington, DC. It explains the basic principles behind Linked Data and how it can provide context, provenance, and access to help us deal with the problems caused by information overload in a digital world.
Keywords: Schemas, Vocabulary, Web of Data
Author: Hyland, Bernadette
Date created: 2013-06-17 07:00:00.000
Time required: P25M
Educational use: professionalDevelopment
- Knows the "five stars" of Open Data: put data on the Web, preferably in a structured and preferably non-proprietary format, using URIs to name things, and link to other data.
- Understands that Linked Data (2006) extended the notion of a web of documents (the Web) to a notion of a web of finer-grained data (the Linked Data cloud).