Evaluation of format identification tools

Johan van der Knijff:
Evaluation of format identification tools
In: User Consultation ‘The Future of File Format Identification’, Digital Preservation Coalition / The National Archives  (28 November 2011, London, UK)

Johan van der Knijff from the SCAPE Project and Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands) provides a summary of his work on evaluating format identification tools against each other. He concludes by discussing the potential next steps for tools like DROID, following the results of his evaluation.

This talk was given as part of The Future of File Format Identification: PRONOM and DROID User Consultation, in collaboration with the Digital Preservation Coalition.

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