Master of Information Technology
School of Information Technology and Computer Science
Antoun, Sherine M., Long term digital document survival using open source applications and operating systems, Master of Information Technology thesis, School of Information Technology and Computer Science, University of Wollongong, 2004. http://ro.uow.edu.au/theses/2572
The history of early materials is one of loss and eventual partial reconstruction through fragments. Today's digital document is not immune from loss, but whereas early material was capable of being partially recovered, a bit stream of zeros and ones cannot be intelhgibly recovered from fragments!