Domain Analysis for a Video Game Metadata Schema: Issues and Challenges
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- Lee J.H., Tennis J.T., Clarke R.I. (2012) Domain Analysis for a Video Game Metadata Schema: Issues and Challenges. In: Zaphiris P., Buchanan G., Rasmussen E., Loizides F. (eds) Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. TPDL 2012. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7489. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
As interest in video games increases, so does the need for intelligent access to them. However, traditional organization systems and standards fall short. Through domain analysis and cataloging real-world examples while attempting to develop a formal metadata schema for video games, we encountered challenges in description. Inconsistent, vague, and subjective sources of information for genre, release date, feature, region, language, developer and publisher information confirm the imporatnce of developing a standardized description model for video games.
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