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A Primer on Machine Readability for Online Documents and Data

Posted on Mon, 2012-09-24 12:35 by Jim Hendler and Theresa A. Pardo
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Support for at

Posted on Sat, 2012-07-07 19:48 by Chris Musialek

We've been watching the datasets schema space for a while now, as is very interested in adding support for our listing of over 450,000 datasets. We think this will help the major search engines create better relevance rankings of Federal government data, where many searches begin.

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Cleaning Up Metadata Messiness

Posted on Wed, 2012-05-02 10:57 by Chris Musialek

Recently, I took some time to do a little analysis of our geospatial metadata in The results are extremely interesting, and they highlight a difficult challenge facing as we work towards improving ways that our users search for and discover Federal geospatial datasets, which rely heavily on the quality of our metadata.

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