Introduction Linked Open Data Initiative

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Linked Open Data Initiative is a non-profit organization to promote and implement concept of OPEN DATA, STANDARDIZED specifications and activities to develop advanced scheme to build society with corporate multiple stakeholders with shared data.

Text of Introduction Linked Open Data Initiative

  • 1. Specified Non-profit CorporationLinked Open Data Initiative, Inc.Activities in 2012-2013

2. Linked Open Data Shifting Web of Documents to Web of Data Opening and sharing our data Linking related data Publish data as machine-readable format 3. Prospectus LOD is becoming an infrastructure of oursociety Similar to the impact to our society by Web LOD help maturity and diversity of oursociety We wish to diffuse LOD more in Japan ! For Governments (Central and Local) For Companies For Citizens How? By Researchers, Engineers, Citizens together 4. HistoryLets make an NPO! @Pub in Yokohama, August 2010Registration of NPOTokyo, August 2012 5. BoardChairHideaki TakedaVice Chair Ikki OhmukaiVice Chair Iwao KobayashiBoardMakoto OkamotoBoardFumihiro KatoBoardTetsuro KamuraBoardToru TakahashiBoardYoshiaki FukamiBoardFuyuko MatsumuraAuditSeiji Koide 6. Principal Business (planned) Research on Linked Open Data and Open Data Investigation and reporting on Linked Open Data and Open Data both in Japan and in the world concerning on the activities by governments and enterprises and related technologies. Holding of seminars and symposiums Holding of seminars and symposiums regarding on Linked Open Data and Open Data to make wider recognition and understanding for them in Japan Assisting Linked Open Data and Open Data activities Assisting the central and local governments and enterprises which build Linked Open Data and Open Data, e.g., design of schema, design of systems, building of data, publishing of data, using of data, etc. Evaluation of Open Data activities Research and evaluation of Open Data activities in the central and local governments and enterprises Holding of Contests on Linked OpenData and Open Data Holding of contests on Linked Open Data and Open Data to share knowledge and experience among people in Japan 7. What are we doing, indeed? 8. Collaboration with Sabae-City Consulting for Open Data iphone App Sabae Burariwith ATR Creative 9. CKAN Japanese Facebook CKAN Japan Group Starting from Open Data Ideathonby GLOCOM (2012-06-09) Translation with Transifex Providing Internationalizationfor 1.8 Bug fix on Internationaliztion Hub site for CKAN for JapaneseDatasets 10. Open DATA METI Data Catalog Site forMinistry ofEconomy, Trade andIndustry (METI), Japan Content: Statistical Data (CC- BY) White papers (CC-BY- ND) Based on CKAN 11. DBpedia Japanese DBpedia generated from WikipediaJapanese 12. Commitment to Open Data Activities byJapanese Government Board members commit various activitiesby Japanese Government Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry: ITFusion Forum/Public Data WG Ministry of Internal Affairs andCommunications: Open Data Promotion Forum Cabinet Secretariat: Working Level Meetingon e-Government and Open Data(English names for the above organization are not formal) 13. Linked Data: WebTranslation of Book Authors: T. Heath andC. Bizer Translator: H. Takeda,I. Ohmukai, T. Kamura,A. Kameda, S. Koide, F.Matsumura and Y.Minami Publisher: Kindai-Kagaku-ShaFeb. 4, 2013 on Sale 14. Next Plan Practice, Practice! Increase cases by LOD More promotion on LOD technologies Increase engineers and practitoners Become the Hub for LOD Community inJapan Bridging people across regions and deciplines