Information redundancy across metadata collections

@article{Foulonneau2007InformationRA,
  title={Information redundancy across metadata collections},
  author={Muriel Foulonneau},
  journal={Inf. Process. Manage.},
  year={2007},
  volume={43},
  pages={740-751}
}
Metadata records made available by content providers often lack the implicit information of their original use environment. Metadata aggregators therefore tend to emphasize completeness as a primary quality for shareable metadata. However, when adding implicit information to item-level records, data providers increase the redundancy of information contained in records from the same collection. The present paper reports on an effort to assess the extent and potential impact of information… CONTINUE READING

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