RDFauthor: Employing RDFa for Collaborative Knowledge Engineering

  • Sebastian Tramp
  • Norman Heino
  • Sören Auer
  • Philipp Frischmuth
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6317)


In this paper we present RDFauthor, an approach for authoring information that adheres to the RDF data model. RDFauthor completely hides syntax as well as RDF and ontology data model difficulties from end users and allows to edit information on arbitrary RDFa-annotated web pages. RDFauthor extends RDFa with representations for provenance and update endpoint information. RDFauthor is based on extracting RDF triples from RDFa annotations and transforming the RDFa-annotated HTML view into an editable form by using a set of authoring widgets. As a result, every RDFa-annotated web page can be made easily writeable, even if information originates from different sources.


SPARQL Endpoint Datatype Property Editable Form Edit View Edit Functionality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Tramp
    • 1
  • Norman Heino
    • 1
  • Sören Auer
    • 1
  • Philipp Frischmuth
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Informatik, AKSWUniversität LeipzigLeipzigGermany

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