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IDC Major Themes


Middlesex University

School of Computing Science

IDC convenor: Paul Curzon

Research in Digital Libraries (RIDL)

Meta-data Design for Educational Digital Libraries

Project Background

his project focuses on an ontological modelling approach for the meta-data level design of Digital Libraries of Educational Materials. It is a one-year project bringing together existing research in the area of pedagogical knolwedge represention, and working towards the development of an ontology, a prototype Educational Digital Library whose meta-level design is based on the ontology, and an evaluation of the library with both contributors (i.e. curriculum authors and designers) and users with information retrieval and learning goals (i.e students).

This project is funded by Middlesex University.


The following people worked on the project:

  • Matt Smith
  • Enrico Benco

Contents Last updated 9 March 2000