Work on the GoodRelations ontology and related research and development has been partly supported by the Austrian BMVIT/FFG under the FIT-IT Semantic Systems project myOntology (grant no. 812515/9284), by a Young Researcher's Grant (Nachwuchsfoerderung 2005-2006) from the Leopold-Franzens-Universitaet Innsbruck, by the European Commission under the project SUPER (FP6-026850), and by the German Federal Ministry of Research (BMBF) by a grant under the KMU Innovativ program as part of the Intelligent Match project (FKZ 01IS10022B). The
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The GoodRelations Vocabulary for Semantic Web-based E-Commerce
V 1.0, Release 2011-10-01
The GoodRelations ontology provides the vocabulary for annotating e-commerce offerings (1) to sell, lease, repair, dispose, or maintain commodity products and (2) to provide commodity services.
GoodRelations allows describing the relationship between (1) Web resources, (2) offerings made by those Web resources, (3) legal entities, (4) prices, (5) terms and conditions, and the aforementioned ontologies for products and services (6).
For more information, see http://purl.org/goodrelations/
Note: The base URI of GoodRelations is http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1. Please make sure you are only using element identifiers in this namespace, e.g. http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1#BusinessEntity. There may be copies of the ontology file on the Web which can be retrieved from other locations, BUT THOSE LOCATIONS MUST NOT BE USED AS THE BASIS OF IDENTIFIERS.
If you use GoodRelations for scientific purposes, please cite our paper:
Hepp, Martin: GoodRelations: An Ontology for Describing Products and Services Offers on the Web, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2008), September 29 - October 3, 2008, Acitrezza, Italy, Springer LNCS, Vol. 5268, pp. 332-347.
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