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Resources:
In the primer no references are made to the
documents of the World Wide Web Consortium
(W3C). All relevant W3C recommendations can
be found at http://www.w3c.org.
Of the wealth of introductory materials on XML
and RDF available on the Web, the following in
particular are useful to consult for further details:
http://www.w3schools.com/xml/
http://www.w3schools.com/schema/
http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-primer/
XML repository
Ontology
RDFS
K. S. Candan, H. Liu, R. Suvarna: Resource
Description Framework: Metadata and its
Applications. In: SIGKDD Explorations,
Vol. 3.1 (2001), 6-19.
Pierre-Antoine Champin: RDF Tutorial (2001),
http://www710.univ-lyon1.fr/~champin/
rdf-tutorial/rdf-tutorial.html
S. Decker, M. P. Mitra, S. Melnik: Framework for
the Semantic Web: An RDF Tutorial,
http://www.ida.liu.se/~asmpa/courses/sweb/rdf/
rdf_tutorial.pdf
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DigiCULT
The Finnish Museums on the Semantic Web: Overview of the System's Set-up
User Client: WWW Browser
Topic-based navigation
View-based filtering
Server: Ontogator software
RDF database
Semantic graph
Knowledge space of
shared ontology and
metadata
RDF Schema
Semantic
interoperability
XML Schema
Syntactic
interoperability
Relational
Schemas
DBMS
Web crawler
RDF instances
Collection
database 1
Metadata
Editor
XML repository
XML repository
RDF instances
RDF instances
Collection
database 2
Collection
database n
Graphic 3: Set-up of the Finnish Museums on the Semantic Web System