Ashkan Ashkpour

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During the nineties of the last century, historians and computer scientists created together a research agenda around the life cycle of historical information. It comprised the tasks of creation, design, enrichment, editing, retrieval, analysis and presentation of historical information with help of information technology. They also identified a number of(More)
This paper discusses the use of Linked Data to harmonize the Dutch censuses (1795-1971). Due to the long period they cover, census data is notoriously difficult to compare, aggregate and query in a uniform fashion. In social history, harmonization is the (manual) process of restructuring, interpreting and correcting original data sources to make a(More)
Here, we describe the CEDAR dataset, a five-star Linked Open Data representation of the Dutch historical censuses. These were conducted in the Netherlands once every 10 years from 1795 to 1971. We produce a linked dataset from a digitized sample of 2,288 tables. It contains more than 6.8 million statistical observations about the demography, labour and(More)
RDF Data Cube allows the modeling and publishing of Linked Statistical Data (LSD) in the Semantic Web. Often, variable values of such statistical data come in a non-standardized way and represented by too narrow, concrete or wrongly typed literals. Generally, adequate and standard concept schemes for such variables (especially in very specific domains like(More)
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