Meditations on the logical form of a metadata record

Allen H. Renear

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Richard J. Urban

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Karen M. Wickett

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Meditations on the logical form of a metadata record

Balisage: The Markup Conference 2011
August 2 - 5, 2011

Abstract

What does markup mean? We may have some intuitive sense of the intent when markup uses terminology that looks familiar, but does it really say what we think it does? Looking at a specialized case, metadata, the authors examine the formal logical implications behind seemingly familiar metadata records.