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The Evolution of Metadata from Standards to Semantics in E-Learning Applications

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Metadata attempts to describe the content, format, purpose and structure of data. Over the past few years, the IEEE-LOM standard has dominated the metadata world in e-learning applications. However, with the advent of the Semantic Web, e-learning applications are beginning to evolve their metadata representation from these standards by adding semantic structure or by converting entirely to semantic representations of structure. This shift enables the implementation of a range of new tools which can reason over the metadata, providing added value from the stored data. This review paper summarizes this evolution of metadata used in e-learning applications from standards to semantic representation.

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Al-Khalifa, Hend S. and Davis, Hugh C. (2006) The Evolution of Metadata from Standards to Semantics in E-Learning Applications At Hypertext'06, Denmark. 22 - 25 Aug 2006.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Event Dates: August 22–25, 2006,
Venue - Dates: Hypertext'06, Denmark, 2006-08-22 - 2006-08-25
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 263157
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/263157
PURE UUID: a3bf3fdf-71db-4904-9047-11a8c28ce575
ORCID for Hugh C. Davis: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1182-1459

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Date deposited: 07 Nov 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:43

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Author: Hend S. Al-Khalifa
Author: Hugh C. Davis ORCID iD

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