On the Notion of Genre in Digital Preservation

Foscarini, F., Kim, Y. , Lee, C. A., Mehler, A., Oliver, G. and Ross, S. (2010) On the Notion of Genre in Digital Preservation. In: Automation in Digital Preservation, Wadern, Germany, 18-23 Jul 2010,

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Abstract

In this paper, we discuss the notion of genre as a basis for addressing the problem of context representation in digital preservation. We outline several reference points for the notion of genre. This includes a review of diplomatic principles that can support and enhance the power of genre as a key to capture information about context relations. Further, we discuss the impact of open genre models and open topic models in information retrieval and finally present a list of research questions concerning future research in automation of digital preservation.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kim, Dr Yunhyong and Ross, Professor Seamus and Oliver, Dr Gillian
Authors: Foscarini, F., Kim, Y., Lee, C. A., Mehler, A., Oliver, G., and Ross, S.
Subjects:Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Information Studies
Publisher:Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, Germany
ISSN:1862-4405

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