Posted by Seamus on Monday, March 07, 2011.

Exploring data in partnership with Google

Google’s DSPL and Public Data Explorer help us improve our reference data web service by visualizing it. Working with Jürgen Schwärzler, a statistician for Google, we laid the foundation for an automobile industry dataset:

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It’s a demonstration of the power of the cloud to drive value-added aggregation, errata cleanup, record linkage, and ultimately creative and commercial use.

We look forward to working more with Google in the future to develop more datasets (including an upcoming flight industry dataset) and improve existing ones.

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