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An Introduction to the Resource Description Framework

This early article describes the RDF Data Model in its simplest form. Provides introduction, background information, and presents simple RDF syntax. MUCH has happened since [...]

By |October 10th, 2015|Comments Off on An Introduction to the Resource Description Framework

Vocabulary Mapping Framework

This is the website of the Vocabulary Mapping Framework (VMF). It provides support for semantic interoperability across communities by providing extensive and authoritative mapping of [...]

By |October 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Vocabulary Mapping Framework

Introduction to: Triplestores

This brief weblog entry describes the differences between triple stores and relational database systems. It also discusses the similarities and differences with NoSQL Graph databases. [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Comments Off on Introduction to: Triplestores

Application Profiles as Machine-Understandable Narratives

The SCHEMAS Registry aims at providing a selected and annotated overview of metadata vocabularies and their use in application environments. Based on harvested metadata in [...]

By |October 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Application Profiles as Machine-Understandable Narratives

Schema.org – What, How, Why?

This presentation explains why search engines now want metadata, how it works, and what you need to know as a developer (as seen in the [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Schema.org – What, How, Why?

Semantic Web Tutorial 11/14: RDF Schema and OWL 3/4

Follows where previous video left off with its description of classes, properties, domain and range. Discusses how RDF Schema approaches membership of a class differently [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Semantic Web Tutorial 11/14: RDF Schema and OWL 3/4

Semantic Web Tutorial 10/14: RDF Schema and OWL 2/4

Follows where previous video left off, describing how RDF Schema is itself a vocabulary and how it can be used to define new classes of [...]

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Cookbook for Translating Relational Data Models to RDF Schemas

This slide presentation provides guidance for a person tasked with translating a Domain Model into an RDF schema. Modelling initiatives usually focus on a Domain [...]

By |September 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Cookbook for Translating Relational Data Models to RDF Schemas

FOAF-a-Matic

FOAF-a-matic is a simple JavaScript application that allows you to create a FOAF (Friend-of-A-Friend) description of yourself. FOAF is a way to describe yourself using [...]

By |September 15th, 2015|Comments Off on FOAF-a-Matic

Ontologies and Data Models- Are They the Same?

This blog post from "Voyages of the Semantic Enterprise" discusses issues related to the title question, including a brief history of data modelling and how [...]

By |September 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Ontologies and Data Models- Are They the Same?