This blog post shares give some simple examples of what can be done with the Code-Point(R) Open dataset, available as Linked Open Data (LOD). This dataset has a URI for every Postcode Unit, Postcode Sector, Postcode District and Postcode Area in England, Scotland and Wales. Includes example SPARQL queries and also serves as a brief exercise in how to find the URIs of particular resources within a dataset and determine which predicates describe important relationships between those resources. These skills are necessary to form SPARQL queries.
Keywords: Linked Open Data (LOD), SPARQL
Author: Goodwin, John
Date created: 2013-08-05 04:00:00.000
Time required: P15M
Educational use: professionalDevelopment
Educational audience: student
Interactivity type: expositive
- Reads and understands high-level descriptions of the classes and properties of a dataset in order to write queries.
- Uses available tools, servers, and endpoints to issue queries against a dataset.
- Uses UNION to formulate queries with multiple possible graph patterns.
- Uses variables in SELECT and WHERE clauses to yield a table of results.