Practical RDF

Practical RDF

Shelley Powers


The source Description Framework (RDF) is a constitution for describing and interchanging metadata at the Web--anything from library catalogs and around the world directories to bioinformatics, Mozilla inner facts constructions, and information bases for synthetic intelligence tasks. RDF offers a constant framework and syntax for describing and querying information, making it attainable to percentage web site descriptions extra simply. RDF's features, despite the fact that, have lengthy been shrouded through its recognition for complexity and a tricky kinfolk of requirements. Practical RDF breaks via this attractiveness with speedy and solvable difficulties that can assist you comprehend, grasp, and enforce RDF solutions.Practical RDF explains RDF from the floor up, supplying real-world examples and outlines of ways the know-how is getting used in functions like Mozilla, FOAF, and Chandler, in addition to infrastructure you should use to construct your personal purposes. This ebook cuts to the guts of the W3C's usually vague requirements, supplying you with instruments to use RDF effectively on your personal projects.The first a part of the ebook specializes in the RDF requirements. After an creation to RDF, the booklet covers the RDF specification records themselves, together with RDF Semantics and ideas and summary version requirements, RDF constructs, and the RDF Schema. the second one part specializes in programming language aid, and the instruments and utilities that let builders to study, edit, parse, shop, and manage RDF/XML. next sections concentrate on RDF's facts roots, programming and framework aid, and functional implementation and use of RDF and RDF/XML.If you need to know the way to use RDF to details processing, Practical RDF is for you. even if your pursuits lie in large-scale details aggregation and research or in smaller-scale initiatives like blog syndication, this ebook will give you an excellent origin for operating with RDF.

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