Browse by Author "Renear, Allen H."

  • Urban, Richard J.; Wickett, Karen M.; Renear, Allen H. (2010-07-29)
    This paper describes the development of a testbed for formalized categories of collection-item metadata relationships. Because these categories are characterized using logic-based formal languages and are most naturally ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dubin, David (The American Society for Information Science & Technology, 2007)
    We examine the conceptual model of the “bibliographic universe” presented in IFLA’s Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) and argue, applying ontology design recommendations proposed by N. Guarino and ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dolan, Molly; Trainor, Kevin; Cragin, Melissa H. (ASIS&T, 2009-11-11)
    Originally focused on scientific data, the data curation community is now taking up the curation problems of humanities data as well. Sharing concepts and terminology across these domains should be valuable for both the ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dubin, David (University of Washington, 2003-10)
    By "identity conditions" we mean a method for determining whether an object x and an object y are the same object. Identity conditions are arguably an essential feature of any rigorously developed conceptual framework for ...

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  • Floyd, Ingbert R.; Renear, Allen H. (The American Society for Information Science & Technology, 2007-10)
    IFLA’s Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) is a model of the bibliographic universe. Although initially its application to the digital world appears to be straightforward, upon closer examination puzzles ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dubin, David; Wickett, Karen M. (ASIST, Wiley, 2008)
    Formal accounts of digital objects often characterize them as bit strings, graphs, sets, tuples, relations, or other similar constructs from discrete mathematics. Such characterizations imply that these objects cannot ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Phillippe, Christopher; Lawton, Pat; Dubin, David (IDEAlliance and Mulberry Technologies, Inc, 2003-08-04)
    The FRBR [Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records], released by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions in 1998, generalizes and refines current practices and theory in library ...

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