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meta data
Last modified: Thursday, April 26, 2001 

Data about data. Meta data describes how and when and by whom a particular set of data was collected, and how the data is formatted. Meta data is essential for understanding information stored in data warehouses.

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An Idiot's Guide to the Resource Description Framework
Designed for the novice to understand.

An Introduction to the Resource Description Framework
This article from 1998 is a good resource for beginning to understand RDF.

Dave Beckett's Resource Description Framework (RDF) Resource Guide
This guide contains links to many RDF resources including examples, documents, software, tools and projects that use it.

Resource Description Framework Model and Syntax Specification
Proposed Recommendation of the W3C from January 5, 1999.

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