Is the semantic web extended form of the relational database that the data should not be redundant? That is it should exist only as an entity and all its characteristics defined by the other entities should be linked via predicates.
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Depends on your point of view.
True, each entity has an unique identifier and therefore by definition can not be redundant.
False, on the other hand using
See the book "A Semantic Web Primer" by Grigoris Antoniou and Frank van Harmelen (MIT Press, 2004)