Analysing the Impact of File Formats on Data Integrity
In this study a particular criteria for long-term preservation suitability is picked up: the robustness of files according to their bit error resilience. The question we address is: Up to what extent does a file format, as a set of formatting rules, contribute to the long-term maintainability of the information content of digital objects? Or in other words: Are there any file format basing factors promoting the consistency of digital information?
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2008
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