Business Scenario: Open Public Sector Data – Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
|Application Program Interface; see also Web Service API.
|A computer application that runs on mobile devices.
|Comma-Separated Values – a file format that can be processed by many spreadsheet programs.
|File Transfer Protocol
|Gross Domestic Product
|Global Positioning System
|Hypertext Transfer Protocol
|Intellectual Property Rights
|Structured data on the web that follows a particular set of best practices for publication and interlinking [HEATH].
|Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
|Web Ontology Language
|Portable Document Format
|Resource Description Framework
|Really Simple Syndication
|Data that is organized in identified fields within records or files. Relational databases and spreadsheets are examples of structured data.
|Structured Query Language
|Universal Data Element Framework – a framework for describing data to enable interoperability (The Open Group).
|Unstructured Data Data other than structured data.
|The World-Wide Web Consortium; refer to www.w3.org.
|A software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over a network (W3C).
|Web Service API
|An interface by which another system interacts with a web service using the World-Wide Web.