FAST and NESTOR: How to Exploit Annotation Hierarchies

  • Nicola Ferro
  • Gianmaria Silvello
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 91)

Abstract

In this paper we present the annotation model implemented by FAST and the set-theoretical data models defined in the NESTOR framework. We show how annotations assume a tree structure that can be exploited by NESTOR to improve access and exchange of Digital Objects (DOs) between DLs in a distributed environment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Ferro
    • 1
  • Gianmaria Silvello
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaItaly

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