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Formalizing Dublin Core Application Profiles – Description Set Profiles and Graph Constraints

  • Mikael Nilsson
  • Alistair J. Miles
  • Pete Johnston
  • Fredrik Enoksson

This paper describes a proposed formalization of the notion of Applications Profiles as used in the Dublin Core community. The formalization, called Description Set Profiles, defines syntactical constraints on metadata records conforming to the DCMI Abstract Model using an XML syntax. The mapping of this formalism to syntax-specific constraint languages such as XML Schema is discussed.

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Resource Description Framework Metadata Standard Schema Language Metadata Record Application Profile 
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  • Mikael Nilsson
  • Alistair J. Miles
  • Pete Johnston
  • Fredrik Enoksson

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