Linked Relations Architecture for Production and Consumption of Linksets in Open Government Data

  • Petar Milić
  • Nataša Veljković
  • Leonid Stoimenov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9373)


Linking open data in government domain, can lead to creation of new services and information as well as discovery of new ways to perform queries and get results in accessible, machine processable and structured manner. To reach the full potential of open government data more relations between data should be discovered. The interconnection of open government data and semantic description of their relations can bring new aspect of producing and consuming the data. In this paper we investigate issues for producing and utilizing open government data with special focus on dataset relations. We have proposed the Linked Relations (LIRE) architecture for relations creation between datasets and a basic RDF model of relation between two datasets. The architecture contains different modules that perform analysis of datasets attributes and suggest the type of relation between the datasets. It can be utilized by open data portals for creating relations between datasets belonging to different public agencies and government sectors. An idea presented in this paper is made available as CKAN plugin.


Open government data Linked data Linkset Dataset relations CKAN open data portal 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Petar Milić
    • 1
  • Nataša Veljković
    • 1
  • Leonid Stoimenov
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electronic EngineeringUniversity of NišNišSerbia

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