Knowledge Organization Systems for the Representation of Multimedia Resources on the Web: A Comparative Analysis

Daniela Lucas da Silva Lemos, Renato Rocha Souza
2020 Knowledge organization  
The lack of standardization in the production, organization and dissemination of information in documentation centers and institutions alike, as a result from the digitization of collections and their availability on the internet has called for integration efforts. The sheer availability of multimedia content has fostered the development of many distinct and, most of the time, independent metadata standards for its description. This study aims at presenting and comparing the existing standards
more » ... f metadata, vocabularies and ontologies for multimedia annotation and also tries to offer a synthetic overview of its main strengths and weaknesses, aiding efforts for semantic integration and enhancing the findability of available multimedia resources on the web. We also aim at unveiling the characteristics that could, should and are perhaps not being highlighted in the characterization of multimedia resources.
doi:10.5771/0943-7444-2020-4-300 fatcat:b3dwtajml5ae7bczt6vnal5kai