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MatML-Materials Markup Language Workshop Report



C P. Sturrock, E F. Begley, J G. Kaufman


The MatML - Materials Markup Language Workshop was held at NIST to consider the technical and strategic future of MatML, an extensible markup language for materials data. Following detailed description and illustrations of MatML, the views of various constitutencies of MatML were presented and considered. Several key strategic issues were identified, debated, and targeted for additional follow-up work. With the imminent migration of MatML from NIST to the broader user community, the longer-term stewardship of MATML and its potential formal standrdization were recognized as the primary strategic issues to be resolved in the coming years.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6785
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data exchange, materials data, materials markup language, MatML, XML


Sturrock, C. , Begley, E. and Kaufman, J. (2001), MatML-Materials Markup Language Workshop Report, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 25, 2024)
Created August 1, 2001, Updated February 19, 2017