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Automated Analysis and Visualization of Disk Images and File Systems for Preservation
  DOI :  10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2013.10.1.art00051  Published OnlineJanuary 2013
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We present work on the analysis and visualization of disk images and associated filesystems using open source digital forensics software as part of the BitCurator project. We describe methods and software designed to assist in the acquisition of forensically-packaged disk images, analysis of the filesystems they contain, and associated triage tasks in archival workflows. We use open source forensics tools including fiwalk, bulk extractor, and The Sleuth Kit to produce technical metadata. These metadata are then reprocessed to aid in triage tasks, serve as documentation of digital collections, and to support a range of preservation decisions.

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Kam Woods, Christopher A. Lee, Sunitha Misra, "Automated Analysis and Visualization of Disk Images and File Systems for Preservationin Proc. IS&T Archiving 2013,  2013,  pp 239 - 244,  https://doi.org/10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2013.10.1.art00051

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