Tag Archive for Resource Description Framework

Introduction to: RDF

RDF stands for Resource Description Framework and it is a flexible schema-less data model. Do not confuse or compare it with XML (more about this later)! It is one of the core technologies of the Semantic Web and the current W3C standard to represent data on the web. But what is RDF exactly?   As…

AGUIA: autonomous graphical user interface assembly for clinical trials … – 7thSpace Interactive (press release)


Directgov tech chief joins Open University as CIO – Information Age


Improving Access to Government Data on the Web – CMSWire


OpenStructs Announced



CORALVILLE, IA, June 16, 2009 — As part of a broader set of product announcements, Structured Dynamics today unveiled openstructs.org, an education and distribution site dedicated to open source software for converting, managing, viewing and manipulating structured data. Structured data can represent any existing data struct from the simplest attribute-value pair formats to fully specified relational database schema. 

SKOS is a W3C Proposed Recommendation


The Semantic Web Deployment Working Group has published the Proposed Recommendation of SKOS Simple Knowledge Organization System Reference. SKOS provides a common data model for sharing and linking knowledge organization systems via the Web. SKOS is a vocabulary for expressing the basic structure and content of concept schemes such as thesauri, classification schemes, subject heading schemes, taxonomies, folksonomies, and other similar types of controlled vocabulary.