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University of Southampton: Open Source Software to Identify the Origin of Data

Dec 03, 2006, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Researchers at the University of Southampton's School of Electronics & Computer Science (ECS) are releasing open source software which will make it possible for the first time ever to trace the origins and authenticity of computer-generated data.

"The research conducted by Professor Luc Moreau and his team has focused on the need to determine the provenance of digital objects, a concept whose importance is already well understood in areas such as art collection, where the provenance of an object helps determine its authenticity..."

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