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Resource Description Framework (RDF)

Resource Description Framework (RDF) — Core RDF classes to keep the internal consistency of the ontology

Synopsis

@prefix rdf: <http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#>

Classes

List, Property, langString, nil, Class, Datatype, Literal, Resource

Class Details

List

Description

The class of RDF Lists.

Class hierarchy

    rdfs:Resource 
    ╰── rdf:List 

Properties

Name Type Notes Description

first

Resource  

The first item in the subject RDF list.

rest

List  

The rest of the subject RDF list after the first item.


Property

Description

The class of RDF properties

Class hierarchy

    rdfs:Resource 
    ╰── rdf:Property 

Properties

Name Type Notes Description

domain

Resource  

A domain of the subject property

range

Class  

A range of the subject property

subPropertyOf

Property This property can have multiple values.

The subject is a subproperty of a property


langString

Description

The datatype of language-tagged string values

Class hierarchy

    rdfs:Resource 
    ╰── rdfs:Literal 
        ╰── rdf:langString 

nil

Description

The empty list, with no items in it. If the rest of a list is nil then the list has no more items in it.

Class hierarchy

    rdf:nil 

Class

Description

The class of classes

Class hierarchy

    rdfs:Resource 
    ╰── rdfs:Class 
        ╰── rdfs:Datatype 

Properties

Name Type Notes Description

subClassOf

Class This property can have multiple values.

The subject is a subclass of a class


Datatype

Description

The class of RDF datatypes.

Class hierarchy

    rdfs:Resource 
    ╰── rdfs:Class 
        ╰── rdfs:Datatype 

Predefined instances

rdfs:Datatype has the following predefined instances:

  • rdf:langString


Literal

Description

The class of literal values, eg. textual strings and integers

Class hierarchy

    rdfs:Resource 
    ╰── rdfs:Literal 
        ╰── rdf:langString 

Resource

Description

All resources

Class hierarchy

    rdfs:Resource 
    ├── rdfs:Class 
    ├── rdf:Property 
    ├── rdfs:Literal 
    ╰── rdf:List 

Properties

Name Type Notes Description

type

Class This property can have multiple values.

The subject is an instance of a class

comment

string  

A description of the subject resource

label

string  

A human-readable name for the subject

Credits and Copyright

Authors:
  • W3C
Editors:
  • Tracker developers (translation into turtle)
Upstream:

Not available

ChangeLog:

Tracker changes