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RDF Dataset Profiling

  • Stefan DietzeEmail author
  • Elena Demidova
  • Konstantin Todorov
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63962-8_288-1
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Definitions

In the context of this chapter, an RDF dataset is defined in accordance with the dataset definition in the Vocabulary of Interlinked Datasets (VoID), (http://vocab.deri.ie/void), namely, “A Dataset is a set of RDF triples that are published, maintained or aggregated by a single provider.” According to VoID, a dataset represents a meaningful collection of triples as envisioned by its provider. An RDF dataset profile is a formal representation of a set of dataset characteristics (features). It describes the dataset and aids dataset discovery, recommendation, and comparison with regard to the represented features. A dataset profile featureis a characteristic describing a certain attribute of the dataset. For instance, “dataset conciseness” is a dataset profile feature providing information on the degree of redundancy of the information contained in the dataset. A dataset profile is extensible with respect to the features it contains. Usually, the relevant feature set is...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Dietze
    • 1
    Email author
  • Elena Demidova
    • 1
  • Konstantin Todorov
    • 2
  1. 1.L3S Research CenterLeibniz Universität HannoverHanoverGermany
  2. 2.LIRMMUniversity of MontpellierMontpellierFrance

Section editors and affiliations

  • Philippe Cudré-Mauroux
    • 1
  • Olaf Hartig
    • 2
  1. 1.eXascale InfolabUniversity of FribourgFribourgSwitzerland
  2. 2.Linköping University