is simply hypermedia-based
Linked Data offers everyone a Web-scale, Enterprise-grade mechanism for platform-independent creation, curation, access, and integration of data.
The fundamental steps to creating Linked Data are as follows:
Choose a Name Reference Mechanism — i.e., URIs.
Choose a Data Model with which to Structure your Data — minimally, you need a model which clearly distinguishes
Choose one or more Data Representation Syntaxes (also called Markup Languages or Data Formats) to use when creating Resources with Content based on your chosen Data Model. Some Syntaxes in common use today are HTML+RDFa, N3, Turtle, RDF/XML, TriX, XRDS, GData, OData, OpenGraph, and many others.
Choose a URI Scheme that facilitates binding Referenced Names to the Resources which will carry your Content -- your Structured Data.
Create Structured Data by using your chosen Name Reference Mechanism, your chosen Data Model, and your chosen Data Representation Syntax, as follows:
You can create Linked Data (hypermedia-based data representations) Resources from or for many things. Examples include: personal profiles, calendars, address books, blogs, photo albums; there are many, many more.
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Author: Kingsley Uyi Idehen
Published: 10/14/2010 19:10 GMT-0500
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