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DDI-RDF Discovery Vocabulary: A Metadata Vocabulary for Documenting Research and Survey Data

Thomas Bosch, Richard Cyganiak, Arofan Gregory, Joachim Wackerow
2013 The Web Conference  
This vocabulary supports identifying programmatically the relevant data sets for a specific research purpose.  ...  on a subset of the DDI -in order to support the discovery of statistical data as well as metadata.  ...  (University Bielefeld Library, Germany), Joachim Wackerow (GESIS -Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany and DDI Alliance Technical Implementation Committee), Benjamin Zapilko (GESIS -Leibniz  ... 
dblp:conf/www/BoschCGW13 fatcat:brwxfzbv7bb7rpp2pprhcogh7i

DDI-RDF Discovery – A Discovery Model for Microdata

Thomas Bosch, Olof Olsson, Benjamin Zapilko, Arofan Gregory, Joachim Wackerow
2015 IASSIST Quarterly  
DDI-RDF DiscoveryA Discovery Model for Microdata  ...  Acknowledgements The work described in this paper was started at the first workshop on "Semantic Statistics for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences: Leveraging the DDI Model for the Linked Data Web  ...  This work was continued at three meetings: a follow-up working meeting in the course of the 3rd Annual European DDI Users Group Meeting (EDDI11) 30  ... 
doi:10.29173/iq897 fatcat:e5l674sw2req5on2fyyecgkx64

Towards the Discovery of Person-Level Data - Reuse of Vocabularies and Related Use Cases

Thomas Bosch, Benjamin Zapilko, Joachim Wackerow, Arofan Gregory
2013 International Semantic Web Conference  
Within the context of DDI-RDF Discovery Vocabulary, we reuse well elaborated and accepted vocabularies to a large extend.  ...  The Linked Data and the Social Science data communities developed the DDI-RDF Discovery Vocabulary, an ontology of the Data Documentation Initiative, in order to support the discovery of person-level data  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the participants 18 of several workshops and meetings which were the profound basis of the development of Disco.  ... 
dblp:conf/semweb/BoschZWG13 fatcat:dkjkratjbjhkjog4szpvn4jhaa

Evaluating the Quality of RDF Data Sets on Common Vocabularies in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences [article]

Thomas Hartmann, Benjamin Zapilko, Joachim Wackerow, Kai Eckert
2015 arXiv   pre-print
The RDF Data Cube Vocabulary (QB) is a W3C recommendation for expressing data cubes, i.e. multi-dimensional aggregate data and its metadata.  ...  The DDI-RDF Discovery Vocabulary (DDI-RDF) is designed to support the dissemination, management, and reuse of unit-record data, i.e., data about individuals, households, and businesses, collected in form  ...  Therefore, not only established vocabularies like SKOS are used; recently, members of the SBE and Linked Data community developed with the DDI-RDF Discovery Vocabulary (DDI-RDF) 8 a means to expose DDI  ... 
arXiv:1504.04478v2 fatcat:hodwhv7i4zcvlou7xski44fily

Scenarios for the DDI-RDF Discovery Vocabulary

Johanna Vompras, Arofan Gregory, Thomas Bosch, Joachim Wackerow
2015
four years to develop the DDI-RDF Discovery Vocabulary (Disco).  ...  In this paper, we introduce representative real world scenarios that show (1) the usage and importance of the DDI-RDF Discovery Vocabulary for the social, behavioural, and economic sciences and the Linked  ...  workshop on "Semantic Statistics for Social, Behavioural, and Economic Sciences: Leveraging the DDI Model for the Linked Data Web" 5 at Schloss Dagstuhl -Leibniz Center for Informatics, Germany in  ... 
doi:10.3886/ddisemanticweb02 fatcat:qxlzz3nh7rb7hoe74gdklplcpi

MS8 Choice of Vocabulary Publication platform for SSHOC

Monica Monachini, Taina Jääskeläinen, Dieter Van Uytvanck, Iulianna Van Der Lek, Daan Broeder, Yoann Moranville
2021 Zenodo  
To achieve this, this Milestone reports on: (a) a survey of existing systems for managing (editing and publishing) and accessing (browsing) vocabularies used to describe and allow discovery of research  ...  In SSHOC, it is crucial to support better discovery of SSH research data in order to ensure better access and reusability. This will be made possible through support for multilinguality.  ...  The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) is an international standard for describing data produced by surveys and other observational methods in the social, behavioural, economic, and health sciences.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5181388 fatcat:z23ulrxrofg75f44n3rhyzdzk4

Leveraging the DDI Model for Linked Statistical Data in the Social, Behavioural, and Economic Sciences

Thomas Bosch, Richard Cyganiak, Joachim Wackerow, Benjamin Zapilko
2012 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications  
for the documentation and management of data from the social, behavioral, and economic sciences.  ...  Various benefits for the Linked Data and the statistics community as well are connected with an RDF representation of the developed ontology.  ...  Acknowledgements The work described in this paper has been started at the workshop "Semantic Statistics for Social, Behavioural, and Economic Sciences: Leveraging the DDI Model for the Linked Data Web"  ... 
dblp:conf/dc/BoschCWZ12 fatcat:zurinfraazar7dmzowxc6lv5le

Constraints to Validate RDF Data Quality on Common Vocabularies in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences [article]

Thomas Hartmann, Benjamin Zapilko, Joachim Wackerow, Kai Eckert
2015 arXiv   pre-print
The RDF Data Cube Vocabulary (QB) is a W3C recommendation for expressing data cubes, i.e. multi-dimensional aggregate data and its metadata.  ...  The DDI-RDF Discovery Vocabulary (DDI-RDF) is designed to support the dissemination, management, and reuse of unit-record data, i.e., data about individuals, households, and businesses, collected in form  ...  DDI-RDF is used to represent metadata on unit-record data in RDF.  ... 
arXiv:1504.04479v3 fatcat:pfmfvon26nczbeixircqwobw2e

DDI: Current products, future developments, and strategic directions

Joachim Wackerow, Barry Radler, Wendy Thomas, Jay Greenfield, Steven McEachern
2020 Zenodo  
The infrastructure vision proposes a combination of a curated common data element registry with a portal of existing DDI metadata repositories.  ...  Slated for a mid-2018 release, this "prototype" is not intended for production but provides an opportunity to test and provide feedback on how DDI 4 describes data capture, data stores, transformation  ...  …even faster • RDF, Linked dataMetadata managed in data bases -still need to transfer • New data storage and access structures • Unstructured/undocumented data sources DDI 4 • Target: • Human, Computer  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3775670 fatcat:vaydkctoprdodg2ugnzykjlkc4

Semantic Web Applications for the Social Sciences

Thomas Bosch, Benjamin Zapilko
2015 IASSIST Quarterly  
Semantic Web Applications for the Social Sciences  ...  The impact of Semantic Web and Linked Data are exposed in these applications.  ...  While semantic technologies and Linked Data have yet not been widely used in the social sciences, we have identified initial applications exclusively developed for this domain.  ... 
doi:10.29173/iq896 fatcat:c35m4ncoxvdozohbfmriwoxudm

DDI 4 - The Potential as a Metadata Standard for Cross-Domain Research Data

Joachim Wackerow, Steven McEachern
2019 Zenodo  
The DDI Alliance released a prototype of DDI 4. DDI 4 is a large UML model library for describing research and other data.  ...  DDI 4 has potential as a metadata standard for cross-domain research data. Large parts of DDI 4 are independent from the social science domain.  ...  (Data Catalog Vocabulary, W3C) for data discovery • PROV Ontology (W3C) for provenance and data lineage • Use of existing RDF vocabularies in the RDF syntax representation of the model is anticipated  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3612499 fatcat:ghwl7ouwj5ecfjnupahh3re77y

Data without Boundaries: A DDI-Based Metadata Model for Supporting Cross-National Data Discovery

Arofan T Gregory
2020 Zenodo  
This metadata model will span both the Data Documentation Initiative for documentaing microdata and the Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX) model for aggregate data holdings in the statistical  ...  In support of this work, a survey of the various organization's metadata holdings has been explored, and work undertaken to produce a metadata model for implementation in Work Package 12.  ...  This presentation focuses on part of the work being conducted in Work Package 8 -"Improving Resource Discovery for OS Data" • Developing requirements and a metadata model for a discovery portal, allowing  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3781419 fatcat:j5obkxlpkjel5nd3sxgjkhs7na

Next-Generation DDI: Building Model-Based DDI 4

Arofan Gregory, Wendy Thomas, Joachim Wackerow, Mary Vardigan
2020 Zenodo  
Goals for the new model-based specification include: * Robust and persistent information model * Complete data life cycle coverage * Broadened focus on new research domains * Simpler specification that  ...  is easier to understand and use, including better documentation Development of the model has already begun with a recent "sprint" held in Germany in October 2013.  ...  be represented as a functional view, for example (to support migration) • Examples: Simple Data Description View, Discovery Metadata View, Agent View (individuals, organizations, and "machines")  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3780808 fatcat:4vu54i3gyngabpbnf5uogkaswq

Towards Integrating the Research Data Life Cycle of the Social Sciences based on Semantic Technology

Dennis Wegener, Erdal Baran, Wolfgang Zenk-Möltgen, Benjamin Zapilko
2013 Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik  
These infrastructures aim at integrating all relevant resources for the research and providing tools to use these resources.  ...  In this paper, we present the research data life cycle in the social sciences and its challenges.  ...  The vocabulary is a subset of the DDI standard data format for data documentation in the social, behavioural and economic sciences and allows the representation of DDI metadata as Linked Data for dissemination  ... 
dblp:conf/gi/WegenerBZZ13 fatcat:zcdyi3zkrvhathup26c7ccnzbq

Using RDF to Describe and Link Social Science Data to Related Resources on the Web

Stefan Kramer, Amber Leahey, Humphrey Southall, Johanna Vompras, Joachim Wackerowz
2012 Social Science Research Network  
Semantic Web technologies can offer many possibilities for enhancing the discovery and use of digital objects, including social science data and metadata.  ...  Attaching DDI elements with a predictable URL enables all elements of the metadata to be linked to RDF-data.  ...  Workshop Title: Semantic Statistics for Social, Behavioural, and Economic Sciences: Leveraging the DDI Model for the Web  Attribution.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2176657 fatcat:kssviqbttjainb5zgcnekyv6gy
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