The EU Open Data Portal also can be accessed by the machine readable SPARQL endpoint. SPARQL is a RDF query language, a semantic query language for databases. SPARQL endpoint is a conformant SPARQL protocol service. SPARQL endpoint enables users (human or other) to query a knowledge base via the SPARQL language. Results are typically returned in one or more machine-processable formats.
It is used for manipulation of data, which is able to be stored in Resource Description Framework (RDF) format. SPARQL queries RDF graphs. An RDF graph is a set of triples. For example:
You can find specifications of SPARQL on the W3C web site: http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-query/. The models used to describe datasets catalogued on the EU Open Data Portal are described on the ‘Linked data’ page under ‘Metadata vocabulary’.
- Alternative Title
- Conformant SPARQL protocol service
- Type of Dataset
- Information Exchange Package Description
- Release Date
- Temporal Granularity
- Geographical Coverage
- Slovakia, Denmark, Finland, Malta, Belgium, Poland, France, Ireland, Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Slovenia, Austria, Estonia, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Portugal, Croatia, Cyprus, Italy, Romania, Sweden, Greece
- Metadata language
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