RDF uses Web identifiers (URIs) to identify resources.
RDF describes resources with properties and property values.
RDF identifies things using Web identifiers (URIs), and describes resources with properties and property values.
Explanation of Resource, Property, and Property value:
The following RDF document could describe the resource "http://www.w3schools.com/rdf":
|The example above is simplified. Namespaces are omitted.|
The combination of a Resource, a Property, and a Property value forms a Statement (known as the subject, predicate and object of a Statement).
Let's look at some example statements to get a better understanding:
Statement: "The author of http://www.w3schools.com/rdf is Jan Egil Refsnes".
Statement: "The homepage of http://www.w3schools.com/rdf is http://www.w3schools.com".