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By Richard Gartner

This booklet deals a entire consultant to the realm of metadata, from its origins within the historic towns of the center East, to the Semantic net of this day.

The writer takes us on a trip during the centuries-old background of metadata as much as the trendy international of crowdsourcing and Google, displaying how metadata works and what it really is made up of. the writer explores the way it has been used ideologically and the way it will probably by no means be aim. He argues how principal it really is to human cultures and how they develop.

Metadata: Shaping wisdom from Antiquity to the Semantic Web is for all readers with an curiosity in how we people arrange our wisdom and why this can be vital. it truly is appropriate for these new to the topic in addition to these recognize its fundamentals. It additionally makes a superb advent for college kids of knowledge technological know-how and librarianship.


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