Silvia Llorente

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Ontologies are a way to express semantics of concepts in a formal way. IPROnto is an ontology of the Digital Rights Management (DRM) domain. It has been specified to facilitate the development of e-commerce applications that need to be aware of rights associated to specific multimedia content. The paper describes the ontology and its possible uses. Since we(More)
Regulatory ontologies combine ideas and results from different fields. Our approach to the topic is based on two aspects. First, the work we have done in the development of an ontology for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), based on previous work done by our group and others. The second aspect is to apply these results to a new regulated area, that of the(More)
The management of multimedia information is a key issue when permissions, protection issues and rights are involved. The appearance of new multimedia description formats, new distribution channels and diverse business models makes it difficult to provide a general solution for performing such management. In this scenario, the description of architectures(More)
Digital Rights Management (DRM) is becoming a key issue in our highly networked world. Piracy of digital goods of any kind (music, software, video) is growing day by day. In this scenario, many companies, organisations and administration-funded projects provide solutions for the implementation of digital rights management (DRM) systems. Nevertheless,(More)
When content producers are forced to generate and manage content day after day (and, most of the times, in a hurry), like in the case of TV broadcasters, they have different priorities and requirements than other kind of content providers. However, the requirement for content interchange through optimum content search is always there. The paper presents how(More)
Secure and trusted distribution of multimedia content is a key issue for content creators, content providers and distributors, as they want to fight piracy and receive the revenues derived from their creativity work. The provision of trust and protection has not been already solved by the existing multimedia distribution mechanisms. Such mechanisms lie on(More)