What is Metadata? (Data about data)

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Abstract

1- Introduction

1.1 Driving Towards Metadata

1.2 Defining Metadata

1.3 Metadata Terminologies

Fig. 1: Metadata Terminologies

2- Metadata Standards

3- Metadata Types

3.1 Descriptive Metadata

Fig. 2: Dublin Core Metadata Elements
Fig. 3: Consumption of Households in last century [4]

3.2 Administrative Metadata

Fig. 4: PREMIS Component Diagram [4]
Fig. 5: Exif Metadata Schema [4]

3.3 Structural Metadata

3.4 Provenance Metadata

3.5 Meta-Metadata

4- Domain-Specific Metadata

4.1 Music Industry

4.2 Education

4.3 Transcripts

4.4 Publishing

4.5 Geospatial Metadata

5- Use of Metadata

Fig. 6: Metadata use by Authorities

5.1 Data Exhaust

Fig. 7: Data Exhaust Example

5.2 Paradata

6- Conclusion

References

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