Richard P. Smiraglia

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Musical works form a key entity for music information retrieval. Explicit linkage of relationships among entities is critical for document-based information retrieval. Works contain representations of recorded knowledge. Core bodies of work— canons—function to preserve and disseminate the parameters of a culture. A musical work is an intellectual sonic(More)
The digital library will require a bibliographic retrieval tool that controls recorded knowledge regardless of its material fm. A conceptual model for such a catalog is described. Foremost this catalog will include infortuatioh on derivative bibliographic relationships-those relationships that exist among the individual members of a bibliographic family. In(More)
The concept of " instantiation, " the phenomenon of realization in time, is emerging in knowledge organization. Studies have demonstrated some consistent theoretical parameters. Epistemological and content analysis provide a background for meta-analysis. The result points the way to lacunae in the understanding of instantiation, including flaws in the FRBR(More)