rdfedit: User Supporting Web Application for Creating and Manipulating RDF Instance Data

  • Oliver Pohl
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 478)


rdfedit is a web application running on Django, rdflib and jQuery DataTables that supports novices in the field of Semantic Web technologies with the creation of RDF instance metadata. By utilizing the Semantic Web search engine Sindice, rdfedit can transform literals into URIs, fetch triples from external resources and import them into the user’s local graph. Metadata experts can easily configure these features of rdfedit to fit their preferences regarding metadata schemata, so metadata creators with few knowledge about Semantic Web technologies can create RDF data in a fast and consistent manner while also following the Linked Data principles.


RDF Editor Metadata Sindice 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oliver Pohl
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  1. 1.Berlin School of Library and Information ScienceHumboldt-Universität zu BerlinGermany

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