XML, Document Structures, and Metadata: Spring 2014

Instructor:

Dorothea Salo

School:

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Semester:

Description:

  • Hand-authored well-formed and valid XML documents.
  • Parse/validate and correct non-well formed and invalid XML.
  • Analyze unfamiliar documents to decompose them into XML’s hierarchical and pointer structures.
  • Build a base document that is valid per an unfamiliar DTD or XML Schema, based on existing documentation and sample documents.
  • Declare XML namespaces and use namespace prefixes correctly.
  • Recognize and read a few XML languages common in libraries and archives (e.g. EAD, MODS, TEI).
  • Author a well-formed and valid multiple-namespace XML document by hand.
  • Write a basic XSLT transformation from XML to XHTML.
  • Read a relatively simple RDF graph.
  • Read and hand-author acceptable RDF triples in N-triple, Turtle, and RDF/XML formats.
  • Insert RDFa data correctly into an HTML document.
  • Recognize and use syntax for common RDF datatypes and notations (e.g. URIs, strings, dates, language)
  • Recognize and read a few RDF languages common in libraries and archives (e.g. DC, SKOS).

Required Textbook:

Harold, E. R., Means, W. S. 2004. XML in a Nutshell.

Link to Syllabus:

http://files.dsalo.info/652syll2014.pdf

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