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The Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS) is a specification created by W3C that uses metadata to label webpages to help parents and teachers control what children and students can access on the Internet. The W3C Protocol for Web Description Resources project integrates PICS concepts with RDF. PICS has been superseded by POWDER. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Platform for Internet Content Selection)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'pics': 19 (1.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'pics' across all Ariadne articles: 73
  • Average number of references to 'pics' per Ariadne article: 3.84
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'pics': 1996-05
  • Trending factor of 'pics': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'pics':

  1. chris armstrong (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. alison cooke (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. betsy anagnostelis (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. alison mcnab (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Clifford Lynch in Interview

Clifford Lynch, the Executive Director of CNI, was interviewed by John Kirriemuir at the Metadata: What Is It? workshop on 18 June 1997. Clifford shares some views on mirroring, caching, metadata, Z39.50 and how he sees his role in CNI.

July 1997, issue10, feature article

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by Dr. Radut