Named graphs

Carroll, Jeremy J. ; Bizer, Christian ; Hayes, Pat ; Stickler, Patrick

Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2005
The title of a journal, publication series: Web Semantics
Volume: 3
Issue number: 4
Page range: 247-267
Place of publication: Amsterdam [u.a.]
Publishing house: Elsevier
ISSN: 1570-8268
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics > Information Systems V: Web-based Systems (Bizer 2012-)
Subject: 004 Computer science, internet
Keywords (English): Semantic Web , RDF , SPARQL , Provenance , Digital signatures
Abstract: The Semantic Web consists of many RDF graphs nameable by URIs. This paper extends the syntax and semantics of RDF to cover such named graphs. This enables RDF statements that describe graphs, which is beneficial in many Semantic Web application areas. Named graphs are given an abstract syntax, a formal semantics, an XML syntax, and a syntax based on N3. SPARQL is a query language applicable to named graphs. A specific application area discussed in detail is that of describing provenance information. This paper provides a formally defined framework suited to being a foundation for the Semantic Web trust layer.

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