Caterina Caracciolo works to improve the interoperability of statistical data in the area of agriculture. Her work deals with semantic technologies including vocabularies, taxonomies and ontologies. For the past 15 years she has worked as an information specialist at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN. Previously engaged with the development and maintenance of vocabularies for textual information (AGROVOC), she is now focussing on classifications for statistical data. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Amsterdam and a Masters in Philosophy from the University of Pisa.
Open data standards for the management and publication of statistical classification, specifically RDF and appropriate machine-readable metadata schemas, and include them into one or more steps of the lifecycle of statistical data in agriculture.
Webinar - “Serving Statistical Classifications on the Web”. May 2020. Webinar organized by FAO, Office of the Chief Statistician, open to external participation. Slides available at: http://stats-class.fao.uniroma2.it/caliper/node/106114
Webinar - “Statistical Classifications in an Open Linked World”. May 2020. Organized by IGAD. Slides available at: http://stats-class.fao.uniroma2.it/caliper/node/106114
Conference paper. “Open Classifications for Open Statistical Data”, C. Caracciolo, V. Pesce, M. Srivastava, C. Fabi. Presented at ICAS VIII (Eight International Conference on Agricultural Statistics), Delhi (IN) 18-21 November 2019.
- Webinar @ RDA Adoption Week 2020: 39 Hints to Facilitate the Use of Semantics for Data on Agriculture the Nutrition, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) adoption story - presentation slides
- RDA Italy- National workshop focusing on Agricultural data - https://rd-alliance.org/group/rda-italy/event/fare-ricerca-con-i-dati-dell%E2%80%99agricoltura-e-non-solo