Data Catalog Vocabulary/2010-04-22

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Meeting Logistics


  • Thursday, 22 April 2010, for 60 minutes
  • Starting 8am San Francisco, 11am Boston, 4pm London, 5pm Paris, 1500 UTC

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  • Anyone new?
  • Scribe for next meeting?

Presentations of existing work

3-5 minutes per topic; material (examples etc) should be prepared and placed on the wiki in advance!

  1. Brief Intro to Dublin Core and SKOS (Ed)
  2. Sunlight Labs API proposal (David, Luigi) (awaiting confirmation)
  3. DERI's dcat proposal (Fadi)
  4. CTIC's Dataset Catalog Vocabulary and “meta-catalog” (Martin)
  5. RPI's Data-gov Vocabulary Proposal (probably present for the next time)

Atom and dataset updates

  • What role can Atom play in dataset catalogs?
    • Notify consumers about dataset updates?
    • API for manipulating catalog entries (AtomPub)?
    • Bundling individual dataset records into a catalog (see Atom use in
    • dcat in atom strawman
  • Any use cases that RDF doesn't address?

Scope and Deliverables for this group

  1. Vocabulary Reference Document (HTML and RDFS)
  2. Guide
  3. Demonstrator?
  4. Use Cases? Requirements?
  5. Test cases?
  6. ...?