Resource Description Framework (RDF) / W3C Semantic Web Activity. Overview RDF is a standard model for data interchange on the Web.
RDF has features that facilitate data merging even if the underlying schemas differ, and it specifically supports the evolution of schemas over time without requiring all the data consumers to be changed. RDF extends the linking structure of the Web to use URIs to name the relationship between things as well as the two ends of the link (this is usually referred to as a “triple”). Using this simple model, it allows structured and semi-structured data to be mixed, exposed, and shared across different applications.
W3C Semantic Web Activity. The Semantic Web is a web of data.
There is lots of data we all use every day, and it is not part of the web. I can see my bank statements on the web, and my photographs, and I can see my appointments in a calendar. But can I see my photos in a calendar to see what I was doing when I took them? Can I see bank statement lines in a calendar? POWDER: Use Cases and Requirements. Abstract This document sets out the use cases and requirements that have motivated the development of the Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER).
The use cases address social and commercial needs to provide information about groups of Web resources, such as those available from a Web site, to aid the annotation and/or personalization of content for end users in varying delivery contexts. Status of this document This section describes the status of this document at the time of its publication. Semantic data extractor.