Author Archives: Ivan Herman

About Ivan Herman

Ivan Herman is the leader of the Digital Publishing Activity at W3C. For more details, see

Last SPARQL 1.1. Proposed Recommendations Published

The W3C SPARQL Working Group has published today a set of three documents, advancing most of SPARQL 1.1 to Proposed Recommendation. This publication completes the set of Proposed Recommendations for SPARQL 1.1, after the first series published in November 2012. Building on … Continue reading

New Version of the RDF 1.1 Concepts and Abstract Syntax Draft Published

The W3C RDF Working Group has published a Working Draft of RDF 1.1 Concepts and Abstract Syntax. RDF 1.1 Concepts and Abstract Syntax defines an abstract syntax (a data model) which serves to link all RDF-based languages and specifications. The abstract syntax has … Continue reading

Registered Organization Vocabulary Draft Published

The W3C Government Linked Data Working Group has published the First Public Working Draft of Registered Organization Vocabulary. This is a vocabulary for describing organizations that have gained legal entity status through a formal registration process, typically in a national or regional … Continue reading

W3C Invites Implementations of PROV

The W3C Provenance Working Group has published four Candidate Recommendation Documents along with corresponding supporting notes. You can find a complete list at the PROV Overview draft. These document provide a framework for interchanging provenance on the Web. PROV enables … Continue reading