from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. radio direction finder
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- n. Resource Description Framework, used for conceptual modelling of information on the Web.
- n. Initialism of Radio Direction Finding.
- n. reality distortion field, used for describing how exposure to a charismatic person can change people's behavior.
- n. Random Dopant Fluctuation, used in semiconductor process development. RDF is a significant cause of MOS Threshold Voltage variation in nanometer scale devices.
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Almost everyone involved in RDF these days sees RDF/XML as just a transmission format – nobody is supposed to read that by hand.
RDF is really the intuition that foreign keys need to be URIs, not integers.
RDF is designed to be manipulated as data, XML is about annotating text.
Google’s advance in direction of implementing RDF is much more important.
I know The Steve’s RDF is pretty strong, but I don’t think it can bend time. —
But the fact that RDF technologies through which trust can be expressed are inherently compatible with grassroots things like FOAF and RSS (RSS 1.0 is done in RDF) suggests any significant barriers to trust-enhanced advertising won’t be technical.
Following on from work by Norm Walsh, they also have some notes on modelling vCards in RDF.
As these node-edge-node triple statements get aggregated, a network structure emerges, known as the RDF graph.
SPARQL provides a common query language, like SQL, for querying data that is stored in RDF.