Linked Data

Linked data is about putting data on the web and about making links between these data. Having linked data, one can find easily other related data.

These are the rules you should follow:

  1. Use URIs as names for things
  2. Use HTTP URIs so that people can look up those names
  3. When someone looks up a URI, provide useful information, using the standards (RDF*, SPARQL)
  4. Include links to other URIs. so that they can discover more things.


RDF was originally designed as a metadata model for annotating HTML pages and other web resources. Due to its simple and flexible data model it became a valid choice for describing all types of resources such as books, persons, organisations, … and this surely in a distributed environment. Read more…


SPARQL (SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language) is an RDF query language standardized by the World Wide Web Consortium, and is considered a key semantic web technology.Read more…