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Let's talk about Open data in a casual style at the library cafe of Ibaraki University.
Opendata -- The idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control.Especially in government owned data, the rationale behind open government data can be considered as twofold.First, advocates contend that making government data available to the public in open formats increases government transparency and accountability. Second, open data should enable third parties to leverage the potential of government data through the development of applications and services that address public and private demands.
We plan to hold open data cafe monthly basis. The cafe is located on the 1st floor of the main library for University Ibaraki. On the evening of the 1st Saturday, why don't you talk over open data in casual mood?
Anything related to the open data.
We will provide you about the handy tools and latest news for open data.
Of course we are happy to hear from your stories or questions.
You can check the atomsphere from this blog (Sorry in Japanese)
This time, Dr. Sengoku, who belongs to the Center for Spacial Information Science of Tokyo university and member of the Micro Geo data group will provide talking about his latest study named PStay. The PStay is the new method for traffic census. It consists of statistical model and machine learning.
None, anyone who is interested in the open data can attend.
Nothing you need to bring
25 minute bus ride from Mito Station. North exit of the Mito station, you can ride the bus for Ibaraki University at the bus terminal no.7. The head sign 「茨大行 (栄町経由) 」 or 「茨大前」 will bring you to the venue.