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April 17, 2012 4:27 PM

Describing Image Files: The Need for a Technical Standard

Coalition for Networked Information

Fall Meeting

Orlando, Florida

November 30, 1994

Howard Besser and Jennifer Trant


Major Questions

General Kinds of Information Needed

Information to view the image

Information about the quality and veracity of the image

Information about the scanning process

Description of depiction/surrogate

Description of original object

Rights and Reproduction Information

Location Information

Informatics: The interdisciplinary study of information content, representation, technology and applications,
and the methods and strategies by which information is used in organizations, networks, cultures and societies.