TriG (syntax)

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TriG
Filename extension .trig
Internet media type application/trig
Developed by Freie Universität Berlin
Type of format semantic web
Container for RDF data
Extended from Turtle
Extended to TriG
Standard W3C Recommendation

TriG is a serialization format for RDF (Resource Description Framework) graphs. It is a plain text format for serializing Named Graphs and RDF Datasets which offers a compact and readable alternative to the XML-based TriX syntax.

Example[edit]

This example encodes three interlinked named graphs:

@prefix rdf: <http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#> .
@prefix xsd: <http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#> .
@prefix swp: <http://www.w3.org/2004/03/trix/swp-1/> .
@prefix dc: <http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/> .
@prefix ex: <http://www.example.org/vocabulary#> .
@prefix : <http://www.example.org/exampleDocument#> .

:G1 { :Monica ex:name "Monica Murphy" .      
      :Monica ex:homepage <http://www.monicamurphy.org> .
      :Monica ex:email <mailto:monica@monicamurphy.org> .
      :Monica ex:hasSkill ex:Management }

:G2 { :Monica rdf:type ex:Person .
      :Monica ex:hasSkill ex:Programming }

:G3 { :G1 swp:assertedBy _:w1 .
      _:w1 swp:authority :Chris .
      _:w1 dc:date "2003-10-02"^^xsd:date .   
      :G2 swp:quotedBy _:w2 .
      :G3 swp:assertedBy _:w2 .
      _:w2 dc:date "2003-09-03"^^xsd:date .
      _:w2 swp:authority :Chris .
      :Chris rdf:type ex:Person .
      :Chris ex:email <mailto:chris@bizer.de> }

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