A brief overview of what Linked Data is and why it is useful. This page serves as an introduction to a series of tutorials which explain RDF, RDF Schema, OWL, and SPARQL in detail.
Keywords: Web of Data, Web 3.0, Semantic Web
Date created: 2009-01-01 07:00:00.000
Time required: P10M
Educational use: professionalDevelopment
- Knows HyperText Markup Language, or HTML (1991+), as a language for "marking up" the content and multimedia components of Web pages.
- Understands that Linked Data (2006) extended the notion of a web of documents (the Web) to a notion of a web of finer-grained data (the Linked Data cloud).
- Knows the "five stars" of Open Data: put data on the Web, preferably in a structured and preferably non-proprietary format, using URIs to name things, and link to other data.