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The Resource Description Framework (RDF) and its Vocabulary Description Language RDFS

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Handbook on Ontologies

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An informal introduction to the W3C’s updated Resource Description Framework (RDF) and its vocabulary description language is given. RDF’s role in the semantic web and its relationship to other semantic web languages is described. The basic concepts of RDF and RDF Schema are explained and an example RDF schema is given. Limitations of RDF are described.

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McBride, B. (2004). The Resource Description Framework (RDF) and its Vocabulary Description Language RDFS. In: Staab, S., Studer, R. (eds) Handbook on Ontologies. International Handbooks on Information Systems. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-24750-0_3

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