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Gibbins, Nicholas and Shadbolt, Nigel (2009) Resource Description Framework (RDF) In, Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences.

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Abstract

The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is the standard knowledge representation language for the Semantic Web, an evolution of the World Wide Web that aims to provide a well-founded infrastructure for publishing, sharing and querying structured data. This article provides an introduction to RDF and its related vocabulary definition language RDF Schema, and explains its relationship with the OWL Web Ontology Language. Finally, it provides an overview of the historical development of RDF and related languages for Web metadata.

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Submitted date: 2009
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 268264
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/268264
PURE UUID: d54cdaec-111d-4cf1-ac0b-4bb8731e06b1
ORCID for Nicholas Gibbins: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6140-9956

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Date deposited: 25 Nov 2009 17:27
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:56

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Author: Nicholas Gibbins ORCID iD
Author: Nigel Shadbolt

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