Abstract identifiers, intertextual reference and a computational basis for recordkeeping (09 Feb 2004)
This paper presents three proposals concerning the structure and maintenance of formal, inter-referential, digitally stored texts: (1) include abstract atomic identifiers in texts, (2) identify these identifiers with references to text objects, and (3) keep among the texts records of computationally substantiated claims about those texts.
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