Balisage Paper: Abstract generic microformats for coverage, comprehensiveness, and adaptability
August 2 - 5, 2011
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- Piez-Balisage2011.zip: Presentation slides in Adobe PDF, with demonstration files.
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Bauman, Syd. “Interchange vs. Interoperability.” Presented at Balisage: The Markup Conference 2011, Montréal, Canada, August 2 - 5, 2011. In Proceedings of Balisage: The Markup Conference 2011. Balisage Series on Markup Technologies, vol. 7 (2011). doi:https://doi.org/10.4242/BalisageVol7.Bauman01. At http://balisage.net/Proceedings/vol7/html/Bauman01/BalisageVol7-Bauman01.html.
Birnbaum, David J.
a table is only a table: And sometimes a row is a column. Proceedings of Extreme Markup Languages 2007. See
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Clark, James, John Cowan and Murata Makoto. 2003. RELAX NG Compact Syntax Tutorial http://relaxng.org/compact-tutorial-20030326.html
Many Outputs — Many Inputs: XML for Publishers and E-book
Designers. Journal of Digital Information, Vol 3, No 1 (2002).
Journal Article Tag Suite (JATS). National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine (NCBI/NLM). http://jats.nlm.nih.gov/index.html
Kay, Michael. XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 Programmer's Reference. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2008.
Kimber, Eliot. “DITA Document Types: Enabling Blind Interchange Through Modular Vocabularies and Controlled Extension.” Presented at Balisage: The Markup Conference 2011, Montréal, Canada, August 2-5, 2011. In Proceedings of Balisage: The Markup Conference 2011. Balisage Series on Markup Technologies, vol. 7 (2011). doi:https://doi.org/10.4242/BalisageVol7.Kimber01. At http://balisage.net/Proceedings/vol7/html/Kimber01/BalisageVol7-Kimber01.html.
‘Descriptive vs Procedural’ Distinction
Markup Languages: Theory and Practice, Vol. 3 no. 2 (Spring
2001). Also at http://www.piez.org/wendell/papers/beyonddistinction.pdf. doi:https://doi.org/10.1162/109966201317356380.
How to Play XML:
Markup Technologies as Nomic Game. Presented at Balisage: The Markup Conference
2009, Montréal, Canada, August 11-14, 2009. In Proceedings of Balisage:
The Markup Conference 2009. Balisage Series on Markup Technologies, vol. 3
Saussure, Ferdinand de. Course in General Linguistics. 1916. Trans. Wade Baskin. The Philosophical Library, 1955. Reprint New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966.
Shannon, Claude F.
Mathematical Theory of Communication. Bell System Technical
Journal, July and October, 1948. Reprint available on line at http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/ms/what/shannonday/paper.html.
Shipman, Frank M. and Catherine C.
Formality Considered Harmful: Experiences, Emerging Themes, and
Directions. Computer Supported Cooperative Work,
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Spencer-Brown, G. Laws of Form. 1969. Reprint Portland, OR: Cognizer, 1994.