Linked Data

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Definition Linked data also called Linked Open Data is data where relationships/connections among data on the Web are accessible and available using various Web standards such as Unique Resource Identifiers (URIs) and the Resource Description Framework (RDF).
Explanation This related collection of interrelated datasets is store on the Web & available via a common format -RDF.
Examples A typical case of a large Linked Dataset is DBPedia (http://dbpedia.org/), which, essentially, makes the content of Wikipedia available in RDF.
References http://www.w3.org/standards/semanticweb/data#summary
Scope DFT Term Definition Prototype
Status New