Components Supporting the Open Data Exploitation
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A methodology for comparing and measuring Open Data Social Value

There are different dimensions to support the assessment and benchmarking of the social value of open data initiatives. We propose a methodology that compares and evaluates open data social value according to a spectrum of measures going from intensional completeness to subjective  meaning. We first suggest that open data made available online by an organization can be modelled in terms of the corresponding integrated conceptual schema, as a uniform construct. Then, a global schema is created with the integrated schemas, and intensional as well as extensional social value on data can be defined over such conceptual schemas.

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Licence Comparison and Compatibility Assessment

Whenever re-using open data from third parties, for further consuming, integration or publication purposes, and whenever such data are released under different licences, a licence comparison activity is necessary in order to check and access the legal compatibility of the actions permitted, forbidden or required by their licenses. In the specific domain of data integration, for example, all the licences attached to the datasets that should be integrated must at least permit to adapt (e.g., to transform, link, mash-up, combine) or derive from the original works a new work Read More