A brief description of an ontology and its benefits. Explains how classes and relationships are used in the RDF data model to make triples.
Keywords: Extensibility, Triple, Web Ontology Language (OWL), Ontology, Data modeling, RDF Schema
Date created: 2011-04-04 07:00:00.000
Time required: P5M
Educational use: instruction
Educational audience: professional
Interactivity type: expositive
- Identifies real-world entities in an application domain as candidates for RDF classes.
- Identifies resource attributes and relationships between domain entities as candidates for RDF properties.
- Knows that the word "ontology" is ambiguous, referring to any RDF vocabulary, but more typically a set of OWL classes and properties designed to support inferencing in a specific domain.
- Knows Web Ontology Language, or OWL (2004), as a RDF vocabulary of properties and classes that extend support for expressive data modeling and automated inferencing (reasoning).
- Knows the subject-predicate-object component structure of a triple.