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State of the art in machine-processing of licensing information

by taspel | November 09, 2016

Most of the work done in the area of relevance is situated in the context of digital rights management systems and often associated with issues like contracting.[1],[2],[3] Little attention has so far been paid to the issue of license compatibility and reasoning over machine-readable licensing information.

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Rights Expression Languages, licensing tools & compliance checking

by taspel | November 08, 2016

Rights Expression Languages (RELs) are a subset of Digital Rights Management technologies that are used to explicate machine-readable rights for purposes of Digital Asset Management. RELs are used to control access, explicate usage rights and govern behavioural aspects of a transaction process. Among the most prominent REL-vocabularies are MPEG-21, ODRL-2.0 (and derivatives like RightsML), ccREL, XACML and WAC to name but a few.[1] Each REL has been developed to serve specific purposes. I.e.

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DALICC Framework

by taspel | November 05, 2016

The major goals of the DALICC project is to reduce the costs of license clearance and to increase the transparency within license negotiations.

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