All Data is Metadata:
Rich architectures for rich resources

Acknowledgements

Introduction

What is metadata

XML is ASCII for the 21st century

Digression: Just what is XML?

Why is XML a big deal?

Digression, v.2: Just what is XML?

XML as UI

Application data

Structured markup

What just happened!?

The Cambridge Communiqué

The Communiqué, cont'd

Mapping between layers

Layering for linguistic metadata

A linguistic metadata architecture

What’s “Standoff” Markup?

Background

Background, cont’d

Evolutionary Pressure

Opportunity

Hyperlink Semantics for stand-off

An Aside about Architecture

A Simple Example

Simple example, cont’d

Inclusion

Generalise for richer data

The Base Level

Annotation

Schematic architecture

It's early days

Why focus on XML

Take-home message