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A Librarian's Guide to Graphs, Data and the Semantic Web by James Powell

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Graphs and the Semantic Web

The Semantic Web is a collection of technologies and standards that utilizes graphs to model knowledge. It is called the Semantic Web because the technologies coexist with and leverage Web technologies that allow us to access and create links between Web pages. It uses links to formalize representations of knowledge that convey their meaning in a context that is not unlike how humans classify things as they process information. The vision behind something like the Semantic Web has existed for decades, but only with the advent of computer networks and the World Wide Web, has it been possible to make it a reality. The formalization is an abstract model called RDF, which relies on a fundamental knowledge unit referred ...

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