Modeling Cultural Evolution with Metadata Collections

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Descriptive metadata is typically used to record information about digital artifacts. Collections of descriptive metadata records can also be used to study institutional attributes of the cultures that produce, use, and cooperate in provisioning digital artifacts. In this poster we describe an approach to modeling cultural evolution, phylomemetic analysis, using collections of metadata records that describe digital artifacts.

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Nicholas M. Weber
University of Washington, United States
Andrea K. Thomer
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, United States

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Weber, N., & Thomer, A. (2017). Modeling Cultural Evolution with Metadata Collections. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 2017.

DOI : 10.23106/dcmi.952137630

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