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Making Metadata go away: "Hiding everything but the benefits"

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In this paper, we argue that, in order to facilitate the ubiquitous uptake of metadata, and in order to realize their potential for advanced flexible end user functionalities, the metadata should become more transparent to the end user. We also argue that we are technically capable of realizing this goal, and illustrate the issues involved with some practical examples.

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Erik Duval
Dept. Computerwetenschappen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belium,
Wayne Hodgins
Autodesk Inc.,

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Duval, E., & Hodgins, W. (2004). Making Metadata go away: “Hiding everything but the benefits.” International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 2004. https://doi.org/10.23106/dcmi.952107672

DOI : 10.23106/dcmi.952107672

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