RDF—the universal data format

With the background of Ontologies and their significance in the big data world, let us look at a universal data format that defines the schematic representations of the Ontologies. One of the most adopted and popular frameworks is the Resource Description Framework (RDF). RDF has been a W3C recommendation since 2004. RDF provides a structure for describing identified things, entities, or concepts designed to be read and interpreted by computers. There is a critical need to uniquely identify an entity or concept universally. One of the most popular ways in the information science field is the use of Universal Resource Identifiers (URIs). We are familiar with website addresses, which are represented as Universal ...

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