Understandability and Usability of Data



Ensuring that digitally encoded information remains usable and understandable over time is, together with authenticity , at the heart of digital preservation . The previous chapter discussed some of the formal aspects of intelligibility. This chapter discusses the complementary issue of usability of the data.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.STFC and Alliance for Permanent AccessYetminster, DorsetUK

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