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EU, US working on joint open-source data tool

Monday 10 October 2016 | 11:20 CET | News
The European Commission and the US Department of Commerce have announced at the International Open Data Conference in Madrid that they're working on an open-source tool that will allow users on both sides of the Atlantic to more quickly access, analyse and visualise open data sets. The joint project will take the form of a new "seed" and open-source library, in the statistical programming language "R", that interfaces with US and EU economic databases, offering integrated access to key indicators on GDP, population, employment, disposable income – by industry and region – to support research

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Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe / United States
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