DERI Vocabularies is a URI space for RDF Schema vocabularies and OWL ontologies maintained at DERI, the Digital Enterprise Research Institute at NUI Galway, Ireland. The site is operated by DERI's Linked Data Research Centre. Read more…

Abstract Resource Description Vocabulary (aardv)

The 'Abstract Resource Description Vocabulary' (aardv) is the least common denominator for the discovery vocabularies XRD, POWDER, and voiD.


9 Classes, 1 Property

XFN in RDF: Vocabulary Specification

This is an RDFS and OWL vocabulary for expressing XFN microformat data in RDF. It defines a set of RDF properties that represent different social relationships between two people, like friend, co-worker or sweetheart. The relationship types are originally defined by the XFN microformat.


39 Properties

Call for Anything (c4n) examples

The following example shows how to use Call for Anything (c4n) vocab to model a call for house, issued by a person (see also source):

Call for Anything vocabulary

A vocabulary to describe calls, such as call for tenders, call for proposals, call for papers, etc.

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6 Classes, 3 Properties

Application Metadata (AM) vocabulary

A vocabulary to describe (Web) applications, to be used together with DOAP.

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2 Classes, 1 Property

Dataset Dynamics (dady) vocabulary

A vocabulary that allows for coarse-grained descriptions of the data-source dynamics as well as the discovery of change notification mechanism(s).

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13 Classes, 3 Properties

Chartr - the chart vocabulary

Allows to represent charts such as bar charts, pie charts, etc along with their components (slices, labels, etc.).


4 Classes, 3 Properties

The Statistical Core Vocabulary (SCOVO)

A vocabulary for representing statistical data on the Web.
Note: The SCOVO vocabulary is deprecated. We strongly advise to use the Data Cube Vocabulary instead.


3 Classes, 5 Properties

Vocabulary of Interlinked Datasets (VoID)

The Vocabulary of Interlinked Datasets (VoID) is an RDF Schema vocabulary for expressing metadata about RDF datasets. It is intended as a bridge between the publishers and users of RDF data, with applications ranging from data discovery to cataloging and archiving of datasets. This document provides a formal definition of the new RDF classes and properties introduced for VoID. It is a companion to the main specification document for VoID, Describing Linked Datasets with the VoID Vocabulary.

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4 Classes, 27 Properties

SCOVO examples

The following examples shows how to use SCOVO to model statistics for airline on-time arrivals and departures (based on a real-world example from a blog post).

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