Understanding RDF

06/09/00


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Table of Contents

Understanding RDF

Outline

RDF origins

RDF - architectural aims

What is RDF, really? “Resource Description Framework”

Target applications

Syntax: RDF uses XML(What does RDF add to XML?)

RDF / Dublin Core example…

RDF Model = Warwick Framework ?

RDF data model - example

RDF data model: details...

RDF model: one simple idea...(the same idea that underpins the Web)

The common model: Why use “Nodes and Arcs”?

RDF Schema Specification

RDF Schema: example

RDF Schema: extensibility

Current Status

Getting started…

For discussion...

Author: ILRT

Email: daniel.brickley@bristol.ac.uk

Home Page: http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/