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Metadata is structured data which describes the characteristics of a resource. A resource can be anything - other data, a document, a person or a physical object.


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  • Data about data. Ambiguous as usd 4 2 fundamentally differnt concepts (types). Structurl metadata is abt design + specficatn of data structures + more properly called "data about containers of data"; descriptive metadata, on other hand, about individual instances of application data, d data content. Useful description would be "data about data content" or "content about content"


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