The EU Open Data Portal also can be accessed by the machine readable SPARQL endpoint. SPARQL is a RDF query language, a semantic query language for databases. SPARQL endpoint is a conformant SPARQL protocol service. SPARQL endpoint enables users (human or other) to query a knowledge base via the SPARQL language. Results are typically returned in one or more machine-processable formats.
It is used for manipulation of data, which is able to be stored in Resource Description Framework (RDF) format. SPARQL queries RDF graphs. An RDF graph is a set of triples. For example:
You can find specifications of SPARQL on the W3C web site: http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-query/. The models used to describe datasets catalogued on the EU Open Data Portal are described on the ‘Linked data’ page under ‘Metadata vocabulary’.
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