Re: Benifit of over linked data or vice versa

On 6/2/14 9:33 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 5/31/14 5:20 PM, Farhana Sarker wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am Farhana Sarker, student in the University of Southampton.
>> I am keen to know the benefit of using over linked data 
>> technology in reusing or interoperability of data or vice versa.
>> Could you please help me in this regards?
>> Best regards,
>> Farhana
> Farhana,
> is a collaboratively constructed vocabulary.
> Linked Data is about denoting (naming or referring to) entities 
> *unambiguously* using HTTP URI so an entity name resolves to a 
> description of its referent (i.e., what it denotes).
> With the above definitions in place, in regards to and 
> Linked Data, it so happens that doesn't mandate 
> *unambiguous* entity denotation. Thus, in the context of, 
> you can have an HTTP URI that denotes both a Entity and the Web 
> Document (content can be of any format) that describes the 
> aforementioned Entity [1][2].
> Hope this helps.
> Links:
> [1] -- HTTP URI that denotes an entity
> [2] -- sample report from a 
> utility (called Vapor) that attempts to makes sense (discern meaning) 
> of what the HTTP URI above denotes.

I should have added an even simpler clarification to the above. Think of as a vocabulary comprised of words (using HTTP URLs). Think 
of Linked Data as a mechanism for creating a vocabulary comprised of 
terms (using generic HTTP URIs).

[1] -- 
great article that explains the difference between a word and a term.



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Received on Monday, 2 June 2014 14:00:55 UTC