Synchronized Content and Metadata Management in a Federation of Distributed Repositories of Chemical Learning Objects

@inproceedings{Tasso2017SynchronizedCA,
  title={Synchronized Content and Metadata Management in a Federation of Distributed Repositories of Chemical Learning Objects},
  author={Sergio Tasso and Simonetta Pallottelli and Osvaldo Gervasi and Razvan Tanase and Marina Rui},
  booktitle={ICCSA},
  year={2017}
}
The paper deals with the synchronization mechanism among the servers of a federation of distributed repositories for the constant updating of the didactic-scientific material, its properties and its locations. A shared metadata database is the synchronization point of reference and it allows to improve performance in terms of searching and downloading. The proposed federation is meant to deal with a large variety of different contents though the discussed prototype implementation is concerned… 
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