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SIMS 202 Information Organization and Retrieval  

Assignment 6: Metadata 

Assigned 11/9. Due 11/21.

Sample solutions to Assignment 6

Readings: Holland et al., WordNet chapters, Bates '88, Svenonius, Pitts-Moultis and Kirk, OI chapters 1-8.

The goal of this assignment is to give you hands-on experience with three aspects of metadata:

  1. Metadata coding (using XML and Dublin Core)
  2. Organizing information via metadata, distinguishing hierarchical versus faceted organizations
  3. Lexical relations and their relationship to conceptual relations, via WordNet.

(1) XML Data DTD Construction and Dublin Core Description