The goal is to connect and interlink data around historical figures from various datasets from Open Data Trento. The results is not only a showcase of the practicality of publishing data as Linked Data, but also an infotainment experience to raise awareness of historical figures with local heritage while promoting tourism and investment in the P…
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In The Footsteps: Trentino's Famous People

OVERVIEW The goal is to connect and interlink data around historical figures from various datasets from Open Data Trento. The results is not only a showcase of the practicality of publishing data as Linked Data, but also an infotainment experience to raise awareness of historical figures with local heritage while promoting tourism and investment in the Province of Trento. The app shows the cities and places where historical figures have lived and connecting them with local points of interest and artistic heritage in that area.

IMPLEMENTATION The app utilizes the following open datasets from Trentino Region:

    Historical Characters
    Restaurants
    Architectural and Artistic Heritage
    Points of Interest
The first step involves identifying the particular historical figures of Trento and the places they lived in or visited. Another steps involves connecting these places with points of interests in the area. Finally, these data will be enriched with data about local restaurants and similar settings to provide a complete solution the end user of the app. Additionally, the Yelp API can be used to provide data about nearby hotels and other commercial settings.

IMPACT The results is not only a showcase of the practicality of publishing data as Linked Data, but also an infotainment experience to raise awareness of historical figures with local heritage while promoting tourism and investment in the Province of Trento. The app shows the cities and places where historical figures have lived and connecting them with local points of interest and artistic heritage in that area.