RDF Schema

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Issued: 1999/03/03
Modified: 2004/02/10

The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a general-purpose language for representing information in the Web. This specification describes how to use RDF to describe RDF vocabularies. This specification defines a vocabulary for this purpose and defines other built-in RDF vocabulary initially specified in the RDF Model and Syntax Specification.

Homepage: http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-schema/

Namespace URI: http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema# with preferred namespace prefix “rdfs”.


Collections in RDF Schema:

RDFS Classes  •  RDFS Properties  •  RDFS Utility Properties

Concepts in RDF Schema without collection:
By label: comment  •  domain  •  label  •  range  •  seeAlso
By concept name: rdfs:comment  •  rdfs:domain  •  rdfs:label  •  rdfs:range  •  rdfs:seeAlso
Concepts in RDF Schema (grouped by collection):

RDFS Classes

By label: Class  •  Resource
By concept name: rdfs:Class  •  rdfs:Resource

RDFS Properties

By label: subClassOf  •  subPropertyOf
By concept name: rdfs:subClassOf  •  rdfs:subPropertyOf

RDFS Utility Properties

By label: isDefinedBy
By concept name: rdfs:isDefinedBy