Benchmarking rdflib parsers

data.ox.ac.uk has a Python frontend, which queries a Fuseki instance over HTTP. When a request for a page comes in it performs a SPARQL query against Fuseki, asking for results back as RDF/XML. These are then parsed into an in-memory … Continue reading

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Open Data Hack Days at the ODI

Back in October I attended the Open Data Hack Days at the new Open Data Institute (ODI) offices. Keynotes On the morning of the first day we had keynotes from Jeni Tennison (@JeniT; Technical Director at the ODI), Chris Gutteridge … Continue reading

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The future of data.ox.ac.uk

In the spirit of Alex Bilbie’s post about the future of data.lincoln.ac.uk, and Southampton’s post about the technical background and direction of data.southampton.ac.uk, I thought it’d be a good idea to chime in with where data.ox.ac.uk is going.

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The Vacancies Dataset

The vacancies dataset contains job listings from the University’s central recruitment site. Updates and timeliness We currently check for new vacancies every fifteen minutes. Modelling and data The data are represented in RDF, primarily using the vacancies vocabulary. Data are … Continue reading

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About the University of Oxford’s open data service

data.ox.ac.uk is intended to be a repository for the University’s institutional open data. By collecting these data together and making them available in a machine-readable and re-usable way we hope to: Improve information flows in and around the University, allowing … Continue reading

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