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In computer science, an application profile is a set of metadata elements, policies, and guidelines defined for a particular application. The elements may be from one or more element sets, thus allowing a given application to meet its functional requirements by using metadata from several element sets including locally defined sets. For example, a given application might choose a subset of the Dublin Core that meets its needs, or may include elements from the Dublin Core, another element set, and several locally defined elements, all combined in a single schema. An application profile is not complete without documentation that defines the policies and best practices appropriate to the application. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Application profile)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'application profile': 54 (3.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'application profile' across all Ariadne articles: 478
  • Average number of references to 'application profile' per Ariadne article: 8.85
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'application profile': 1999-09
  • Trending factor of 'application profile': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'application profile':

  1. pete johnston (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. rachel heery (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. jean godby (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. manjula patel (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Towards an Application Profile for Images

Mick Eadie describes the development of the Dublin Core Images Application Profile project recently funded through the JISC.

April 2008, issue55, feature article

VIF: Version Identification Workshop

Sarah Molloy reports on a half-day workshop on the use of the Version Identification Framework, held in Hatton Garden, London on 22 April 2008.

April 2008, issue55, event report

Versioning in Repositories: Implementing Best Practice

Jenny Brace explains why giving time to versioning within a repository is worthwhile and outlines the best practice to implement.

July 2008, issue56, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 58: People Still Matter

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 58.

January 2009, issue58, editorial

Assessing FRBR in Dublin Core Application Profiles

Talat Chaudhri makes a detailed assessment of the FRBR structure of the Dublin Core Application Profiles funded by JISC.

January 2009, issue58, feature article

Book Review: Making Sense With Metadata

Emma Tonkin takes a look at an impressive new book on the topic of metadata design, implementation and evaluation in theory and practice.

January 2009, issue58, review

Editorial Introduction to Issue 59: The Loneliness of the Long-distance Worker

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 59.

April 2009, issue59, editorial

Spinning a Semantic Web for Metadata: Developments in the IEMSR

Emma Tonkin and Alexey Strelnikov reflect on the experience of developing components for the Information Environment Metadata Schema Registry.

April 2009, issue59, feature article

The RSP Goes 'Back to School'

Stephanie Taylor reports on the three-day residential school for repository managers run by the Repositories Support Project (RSP), held on 14-16 September 2009 in Northumberland.

October 2009, issue61, event report

Editorial Introduction to Issue 62: The Wisdom of Communities

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 62.

January 2010, issue62, editorial

Towards a Toolkit for Implementing Application Profiles

Talat Chaudhri, Julian Cheal, Richard Jones, Mahendra Mahey and Emma Tonkin propose a user-driven methodology for the iterative development, testing and implementation of Dublin Core Application Profiles in diverse repository software environments.

January 2010, issue62, feature article

Turning on the Lights for the User: NISO Discovery to Delivery Forum

Laura Akerman and Kim Durante report on Discovery to Delivery, Creating a First-Class User Experience, a NISO Forum on today's information seekers and current standards developments held in March 2010 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center.

April 2010, issue63, event report

Turning Off Tap Into Bath

Ann Chapman describes the lifecycle of a demonstrator database and the development of a preservation policy for its content and software.

January 2011, issue66, feature article

The Second British Library DataCite Workshop

Alex Ball reports on a one-day workshop on metadata supporting the citation of research data, held at the British Library, London, on 6 July 2012.

July 2012, issue69, event report

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