Tag Archives: Linked Data

W3C’s RDB2RDF Documents have been published as Proposed Recommendations

The W3C RDB2RDF Working Group has published two Proposed Recommendations today: R2RML: RDB to RDF Mapping Language. This document describes R2RML, a language for expressing customized mappings from relational databases to RDF datasets. Such mappings provide the ability to view … Continue reading

“Linked Data Basic Profile 1.0” published as a W3C Member Submission

The “Linked Data Basic Profile 1.0” specification has been published as a W3C Member Submission, co-authored by experts from IBM, DERI, EMC, Oracle, Red Hat, SemanticWeb.com, and Tasktop. This specification defines a set of best practices and a simple approach … Continue reading

W3C Library Linked Data XG Final Report Published

W3C’s Library Linked Data Incubator group has published its final report. In its final report, the group characterized the current state of library data management, outlined the potential benefits of publishing library data as Linked Data, and formulated next-step recommendations … Continue reading

New W3C Community Groups in the Semantic Web World

W3C has launched the concepts of Community and Business Groups a few weeks ago. These groups are easy-to-create, open groups for developers, with only very few strings attached (essentially, one has to have a W3C account, public or member, to … Continue reading