This paper, "Two Paths to Interoperable Metadata," was presented at the 2003 Dublin Core Conference in Seattle, Washington (USA).
It describes a prototype for a Web service that translates between pairs of metadata schemas and argues for a design featuring a more distinct separation of syntax from semantics.
Two Paths to Interoperable Metadata (PDF:353K/11pp.)
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