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FOAF

[Usenet] Friend Of A Friend. The source of an unverified, possibly untrue story. This term was not originated by hackers (it is used in Jan Brunvand's books on urban folklore), but is much better recognised on Usenet and elsewhere than in mainstream English.

FOAF

(1) "Friend of a friend." See digispeak.

(2) (Friend Of AFriend) A language for defining people and their relation to other people and to things in order to link together data on the Web. For example, the FOAF "Person" class includes properties such as surname, familyName and schoolHomepage. FOAF files use the RDF format and are written in XML, RDFa and N3 syntax. See XML, RDFa, N3 and Semantic Web.
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FOAF has the capability to interrelate itself with RDF/XML and automatically discover its files with the help of web bots [12].
Tests are conducted on considering 100,000 triples from each of the three different datasets LUBM, FOAF, and CIA World Factbook.
Properties of ontologies used to represent the user's profile data Properties User Profile Data foaf:firstName Name foaf:family name Last name foaf:Nick Username foaf:mbox e-mail foaf:gender Gender bio:birth Birthday org:role Role Source: Author's own presentation.
Table 1 Evaluation datasets Dataset Classes Resources Triples Size (KB) Mindpeople 14 273 1082 140.3362 Webcrawl 2 112 10000 1398.1409 FOAF 4 3123 9758 1476.4329 Ontoworld 42 4467 55619 9878.6468 Table 2 Space and load time required for the evaluation datasets DH Dataset Size (KB) Load Time (secs.) Mindpeople 81.167 0.0190 Webcrawl 565.453 0.1410 FOAF 1039.294 0.1440 Ontoworld 6255.260 0.8589 LDG Dataset Size (KB) Load Time (secs.) Mindpeople 92.246 0.0570 Webcrawl 805.080 0.5379 FOAF 902.356 0.5829 Ontoworld 6304.939 4.1184
To be able to search the web--with that same FOAF filter they are accustomed to in their interactions with their network--is seen as a positive development.
Orihuela reconoce que el concepto social networking software no es nuevo, si bien lo que se busca en la actualidad es potenciar el efecto "red" a traves de pequenos mundos (Small Worlds) y redes entre amigos (FOAF, friend-of-a-friend).
Cada uno de los atributos, es decir, la informacion que identifica un documento, al igual que los terminos que son representados en Skos-Core, tiene su representacion en los lenguajes FOAF (20) y Dublin Core.
In some cases RDF formats such as FOAF, DOAP or SIOC are introduced (Hogan, 2007).
This immediately results in an OpenID, tightly coupled to a FOAF (Friend-Of-A-Friend)-based profile page.
For starters, we plan to support vocabulary components from Dublin Core, Creative Commons, FOAF, GeoRSS, MediaRSS, and others based on feedback.And, we will support RDFa and eRDF markup to embed these into existing HTML pages.
The FOAF Explorer (http://xml.mfd-consult.dk) offers a web-based overview of the FOAF Project and may be a better starting point Then there's BigBlogZoo (www.bigblogzoo.com), which claims to be the world's first semantic web browser, but in reality bears more than a passing resemblance to a blog/newsfeed browser (that's just what it is, of course).
For example, a FOAF (friend of a friend) has a wife who buys him a new work suit for Christmas.