Let's "Downscale" Linked Data

Christophe Gueret, Victor de Boer, Stefan Schlobach

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Open data policies and linked data publication are powerful tools for increasing transparency, participatory governance, and accountability. A closer look at linked data technologies, however, proves that their design and deployment exclude the majority of the world’s population. It will take small but fundamental changes to bridge this gap.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-73
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Internet Computing
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • linked data
  • semantic web
  • downscaling

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