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US Government Linked Open Data: Semantic.data.gov
May-June 2012 (vol. 27 no. 3)
pp. 25-31
James Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Jeanne Holm, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Chris Musialek, US General Services Administration
George Thomas, US Department of Health and Human Services
This article discusses Data.gov, the world's largest open government, data-sharing website, and the use of linked data in some of the site's community pages.

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Index Terms:
open government, open data, linked data, Semantic Web, data.gov
Citation:
James Hendler, Jeanne Holm, Chris Musialek, George Thomas, "US Government Linked Open Data: Semantic.data.gov," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 25-31, May-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MIS.2012.27
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