Conference on Linked Data in the United States
The two-day LinkedIn Data (Aldifor) conference was held in Boston, USA on May 8 and 9. The conference began at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard University, on the morning of May 7 (Friday). Many people working with data from different countries of the world joined. Conferences of various types of paper presentations, seminars, workshops and discussions were held on the topic of how Linked Data might work in some areas.
At the beginning of the conference, the conference was briefed by Michel Futornik, Manager of the Lathrop Library at Stanford University, co-chair of the conference. He said that there is a long research on how to use Linkedata around the world through various means. Through this conference, many countries around the world have been involved in working on such issues, and there will be various discussions on the issues that are going on now and what can be done in the future.
Colonel University Jason Quowary, another co-chair of the conference, said, “We have tried to work with people with linked data on one roof under one roof where the link data can be linked to some other future.
Multiple sessions were held after the inauguration. Photo: CC-BY-SA 4.0
On the first day of the conference, more sessions were held at the end of the opening phase. These included Linked Data for Production, Vision for Connected Cultural Heritage with Crowd, Implementing Schema in Stanford Discovery Environment, Utilized Bibliographical Data, LinkedIn, Linked to the Wald Knowledge through Wikidata. Contributing and Accessing Linked Data, Tools and Methods for Collection Sakabhari and modeling and so on.
One participant in the conference said that the topic of data journalism is also becoming popular worldwide now. Since data is a key issue here, attending the conference is a way to get involved in discussions about how Linked Data can help with data journalism.
The second day begins on May 7 (Saturday), with various discussions on Linked Data, workshops and agreements on new types of partnership work.
The conference was attended by many university teachers, researchers, library professors, open source advocates, information technology journalists working on LinkedIn data from different countries. Sarah E. Seymour, program manager for the University of Oregon’s Digital Metadata Librarian and Oregon Digital Newspaper Program, who attended the conference, said: “Under the one roof, many professionals have the opportunity to really share a lot of information at such a conference. He said he would like to attend another conference in New York after the conference.
On the last day of the conference three special sessions were held at noon. On the first day, participants were asked about the favorite things which the organizers told about the next day. The three topics that get the most votes from the participants’ choice are the open discussions. Participants presented many issues there.
At the end of the first day, another participant said that metadata is very important for any digital file. Metadata’s great relationship with linked data. These issues have been discussed in several sessions this time. Pretty good.
On the second day of the conference, there was a lot of fun. Photo: CC-BY-SA 4.1
In the last days Video Game Controlled Vocabulary in Wikidata, Linked Data Decryption for Scanned Cartographics Materials, Linked Data App for Authority Control, Making Linked Data Development More Open and Less Centralized, Ideation for Prototype has been held. There was also a special training session on LinkedIn data.
Conference co-chair of the Stanford University Lathrop Library manager Michelle Futornik said, “We are trying to organize such a conference. So that we can connect people working together in different countries of the world through one network. He thanked the reporter for his work as a member of the program committee at the conference.
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