Resource Description Framework


W3C is organizing a Workshop on the Next Steps for RDF around June 2010; we will announce the exact dates and location as soon as possible.


The Washington Semantic Web Meetup It’s now more than 10 years since we have seen the first proposal for the Resource Description Framework (RDF). Though RDF has served us well in many ways it’s also time to look at some of its shortcomings and introduce some new features. We would like Washington, DC 20006 – USA Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00 PM Attending: 1 Details:


In October’s episode of the Semantic Web Gang, regular Gang members discuss the relationship between the Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the Semantic Web.



CORALVILLE, IA, June 16, 2009 — As part of a broader set of product announcements, Structured Dynamics today unveiled, 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. 


Semantic Technology for the Masses – Rapid Enterprise-Wide Deployment; Easy to Link, Browse and Analyze Content from Multiple, Disparate Sources and Formats San Jose, Calif., June 16, 2009 (2009 Semantic Technology Conference – Booth #114)


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.


We have witnessed over the years the progression from basic machine languages, to higher-level procedural languages, and then to object-oriented languages. Each advance introduced dramatic improvements in software capabilities that resulted in major leaps forward in fulfilling information technology requirements. We are again on the verge of another major advance in the evolution of software technology that may bring great value to organizations and other information technology beneficiaries.


W3C investigates possible e-Gov, DC