6 votes

designing a vocabulary / ontology where classes have fixed constraints

Based on my research into this topic there appears to be two reasonable solutions. Perhaps one solution is more reasonable then the other. One key is to recognize that constraints exist as a concept ...
James Hudson's user avatar
6 votes

Why is the Open World assumption so central to the semantic web?

Speaking as a practitioner, this is my best understanding of the open-world-assumption - I never really found a good explanation of its impacts. I would kindly invite anyone to correct or extend on ...
darth_willy's user avatar
2 votes

Meta collection or database of structured vocabularies

If you're looking for ontologies: https://archivo.dbpedia.org/ https://lov.linkeddata.es/ But there's maybe 5k ontologies, how do you hope to overview them and learn about them? You should start ...
Vladimir Alexiev's user avatar
1 vote

Linking data and making it available as linked data

If the source doesn’t provide a URI which represents the work/concept (in addition to the URI that represents the actual image file, and separate from a webpage about the photograph), I think it makes ...
Stefan - brox IT-Solutions's user avatar
1 vote

Does it make sense to restrict the meaning of an external entity for our purposes?

This is what rdfs:subClassOf/rdfs:subPropertyOf is for. So yes, recreate these classes in your own namespace, narrowing the meaning. If you can express the restriction in terms of an owl:...
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How to know which are required and recommended linked data properties to use from schema.org

Are these required and recommended properties only a thing which is understandable for the Google search algorithms to work well? Yes. Follow additional guidelines in the documentation for your ...
Stanislav Kralin's user avatar

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