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.(More)
WE UNDERSTAND “THEORY” TO BE A SYSTEM of testable explanatory statements derived from research. In knowledge organization, the generation of theory has moved from an epistemic stance of pragmatism (based on observation of the construction of retrieval tools), to empiricism (based on the results of empirical research). In the nineteenth century, Panizzi(More)