Chapter 4. Creating Linked Data with FOAF
This chapter covers
- A brief description of the Friend of a Friend (FOAF) project
- Creating a personal description of yourself using FOAF
- Using your FOAF profile and a gift wish list to discover relevant product information
- Updating and extending your FOAF profile
Now that you’ve had experience discovering published Linked Data, this chapter will guide you in creating and publishing your own data. A simple way to start is by creating a personal Linked Data profile. Such profiles are based on the Friend of a Friend vocabulary.
The FOAF project was started in 2000 to generate a web of machine-readable pages that describe people, thus supporting the Semantic Web goal of creating a machine-accessible Web ...