EUCLID Module 1: Linked Data
Introduction and Application Scenarios
Dr Barry Norton

This event took place on 1st October 2012 at 1:00pm (12:00 GMT)
Knowledge Media Institute, Berrill Building, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, MK7 6AA

This module aims to provide a general overview of the main topics related to using Linked Data. It is only an introduction and some of the topics are only mentioned and then discussed in greater detail in one of the following modules. The main goal of this module is to describe the overall motivating scenario and to teach the fundamental Linked Data principles, while briefly describing the context of the technologies and possible application solutions.

The covered topics are:

  1. Motivation scenario
  2. Linked Data foundations (introduction to the underlying technologies - HTTP, URIs, XML, RDF, SPARQL)
    1. Evolution of the Web
    2. Web technology basics (HTTP, URIs)
    3. Describing and exchanging data (XML)
    4. Semantics on the Web
    5. Querying semantic data (SPARQL)
  3. Introduction to Linked Data
    1. Principles of Linked Data
    2. The Web of Data

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