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Description:Select from a Jena RDF Model using a simple XML selection declaration
Identifier Syntax

jena.RDFSelect is an accessor using Active URI syntax with the following base identifiers:


and the following arguments: (for more details on argument passing details see here)

Representation (java.lang.Object)model to select from
Representation (java.lang.Object)declarative selection
Request Verbs

The following verb is supported:


The response representation of this accessor for SOURCE requests is unknown.

This accessor throws no documented exceptions.

Import Requirements

To use jena.RDFSelect accessor you must import the module urn:org:netkernel:rdf:jena:


The jRDFSelectFromModel accessor takes a declarative XML structured selection criteria and uses it to select a subset of the specified model. Returns the selected model.


The operator is an XML document of the following form...

    <value type="xs:string">some value</value>
Selection criterion are expressed as first-child elements of the root node "jRDFSelectFromModel". Any number of selections may be specified. Note the order of selections is not significant. The selector is specified as follows:

selector - selects all resources from the Model which match the defined selection criteria - all selection criteria are optional and in each case if no argument is supplied then all resources will match for that criterion. Criteria are:

  • resource The URI of the resource
  • property The URI of the property describing the resource which is expressed in two parts:
    • namespace - the namespace URI base
    • name - the name to append to the namespace base
  • value - this is the value to associate with the resource. By default this is a URI. If the optional "@type" attribute is specified it may specify an XML Schema data type (for example "xs:string")