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ready Resource Description Framework

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The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a framework for representing information in the Web. This document defines an abstract syntax (a data model) which serves to link all RDF-based languages and specifications. The abstract syntax has two key data structures: RDF graphs are sets of subject-predicate-object triples, where the elements may be IRIs, blank nodes, or datatyped literals. They are used to express descriptions of resources. RDF datasets are used to organize collections of RDF graphs, and comprise a default graph and zero or more named graphs. RDF 1.1 Concepts and Abstract Syntax also introduces key concepts and terminology, and discusses datatyping and the handling of fragment identifiers in IRIs within RDF graphs.

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How to cite this record FAIRsharing.org: RDF; Resource Description Framework; DOI: https://doi.org/10.25504/FAIRsharing.p77ph9; Last edited: March 12, 2020, 4:11 p.m.; Last accessed: Dec 03 2020 6:41 a.m.


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