Provenance (A Two-Bit Word for "Is This Stuff Really Worth a Plug Nickel?")

29 December 2014
EE's discussions of many materials—from artifacts to databases, from records to digital images, and even traditions—encourage us to consider the provenance of the material we use. Simply put, the term means "chain of custody" or "history of ownership." Judging the validity of information provided by a source requires us to ...