An Event-Aware Model for Metadata Interoperability

  • Carl Lagoze
  • Jane Hunter
  • Dan Brickley
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1923)


We describe the ABC modeling work of the Harmony Project. The ABC model provides a foundation for understanding interoperability of individual metadata modules — as described in the Warwick Framework — and for developing mechanisms to translate among them. Of particular interest in this model is an event, which facilitates understanding of the lifecycle of resources and the association of metadata descriptions with points in this lifecycle.


Resource Description Framework Resource Description Framework Data Semistructured Data Metadata Description Metadata Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carl Lagoze
    • 1
  • Jane Hunter
    • 2
  • Dan Brickley
    • 3
  1. 1.Cornell UniversityNYUSA
  2. 2.DSTC Pty. Ltd.BrisbaneAustralia
  3. 3.ILRTBristolUK

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