Special Issue "Metadata and Markup"


A special issue of Future Internet (ISSN 1999-5903).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2009)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Andreas Dengel
Member of the Management Board, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Trippstadter Str. 122, D-67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
Website: http://www.dfki.de/~dengel
E-Mail: andreas.dengel@dfki.de
Phone: +49 631 20575 100
Fax: +49 631 20575 102
Interests: semantic web; information & knowledge management; search; social media; document understanding; human-computer interaction

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This special issue of the journal Future Internet seeks papers reporting high quality theoretical or practical work on Metadata and Markup. As data about data, metadata describes information about documents, events, locations or people but also addresses qualitative aspects, language, and include information about context or conditions of use. It may be used for naming, describing, cataloguing, and indication ownership of a resource. Metadata helps to facilitate the understanding and the management of data objects. While the metadata describes characteristics about the data, the markup identifies the specific type of data content and acts as a container for that document instance. Mark-up languages allow for the inclusion of many types of metadata ranging from simple dates or keywords up to highly-granular information such as Dublin Core or e-GMS.

We are looking for high-quality, original papers on any aspect of Metadata and Markup including topics such as standards for supporting knowledge markup, e.g., RDFa, microformats, GRDDL, multimedia annotation (e.g., by using MPEG-7), collaborative, shared tagging and annotation, semantic annotation in Semantic Wikis, semantic authoring and publishing, document engineering, deriving semantics from document structure and content, ontology-based authoring and markup, knowledge markup in the Semantic Web, using semantic annotations to define knowledge, integrated software architecture based on semantic annotation, annotation of software components, linguistic aspects of semantic annotations, text mining for creating knowledge markup, mining semantic information from blogs, forums or news sources, collaborative, shared tagging and annotation, evaluation of annotation frameworks, deriving formal semantics from (flat or hierarchical) tagging systems, vocabularies and ontologies for semantic authoring and annotation, tools for supporting knowledge markup, semantic annotation, sematic authoring, etc.

Andreas Dengel, Ph. D.
Guest Editor


  • metadata and the web
  • semantics, semantic web
  • metadata capture and creation
  • metadata lifecycle
  • metadata schemes and ontologies
  • defition of metadata

Published Papers (5 papers)

by , , ,  and
Future Internet 2010, 2(3), 238-258; doi:10.3390/fi2030238
Received: 1 July 2010; in revised form: 27 July 2010 / Accepted: 29 July 2010 / Published: 4 August 2010
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Future Internet 2010, 2(2), 156-189; doi:10.3390/fi2020156
Received: 30 December 2009; in revised form: 12 April 2010 / Accepted: 20 May 2010 / Published: 1 June 2010
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by  and
Future Internet 2010, 2(1), 74-95; doi:10.3390/fi2010074
Received: 4 January 2010; in revised form: 26 February 2010 / Accepted: 2 March 2010 / Published: 11 March 2010
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Future Internet 2010, 2(1), 1-15; doi:10.3390/fi2010001
Received: 30 November 2009; in revised form: 30 December 2009 / Accepted: 2 January 2010 / Published: 5 January 2010
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by ,  and
Future Internet 2009, 1(1), 28-46; doi:10.3390/fi1010028
Received: 28 August 2009; in revised form: 1 November 2009 / Accepted: 6 November 2009 / Published: 10 November 2009
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Last update: 25 February 2014

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