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Modelling complex multimedia relationships in the humanities computing context: Are Dublin Core and FRBR up to the task?

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Title: Modelling complex multimedia relationships in the humanities computing context: Are Dublin Core and FRBR up to the task?
Author(s): Downie, J. Stephen; Renear, Allen H.; Mathes, Adam; Medina, Karen; Dubin, David; Lee, Jin Ha
Subject(s): FRBR multimedia digital humanities
Abstract: It is now widely recognized that the creation, management, and analysis of content other than text is extremely important if the digital humanities are to deliver access to, and provide an analytical purchase on, the full range of human culture. However it is not clear to us whether the cataloguing and classification systems for digital content are up to the task. Difficulties in this area threaten to impede both the development of tools and techniques . and the production of sound theoretical results. In our paper we discuss some of these problems, focusing on relationships amongst the various cultural modes of expression. With the intention of convening a larger discussion of how these confusions might be remedied, we then propose directions for some clarification and improvement. However, the larger issues here are not merely terminological and resist any easy resolution.
Issue Date: 2005-06
Publisher: Humanities Computing and Media Centre, University of Victoria
Citation Info: Proceedings of ALLC/ACH, Victoria, British Columbia, June 2005, pages 50-52.
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/23999
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright © 2005 University of Victoria and the authors
Date Available in IDEALS: 2011-05-21
 

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