Metia–A Generalized Metadata Driven Framework for the Management and Distribution of ElectronicMedia

Patrick Stickler

Abstract


The Metia Framework defines a set of standard, open and portable models, interfaces, and protocols facilitating the construction of tools and environments optimized for the management, referencing, distribution, storage, and retrieval of electronic media; as well as a set of core software components (agents) providing functions and services relating to archival, versioning, access control, search, retrieval, conversion, navigation, and metadata management.

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