[crm-sig] Issue 97

martin martin at ics.forth.gr
Tue Oct 15 20:52:36 EEST 2002


I agree.

Martin

"Gill, Tony" wrote:

> Martin,
>
> I would recommend removing the word "scientifically" -- this could easily be
> seen to exclude the assignment of Dewey clasmarks, subject headings,
> iconographic classifications etc., which presumably are well within both our
> prtactical and intended scope. Below is a version that I have edited
> slightly for grammar etc.:
>
> This entity describes the act of classifying another entity, for example an
> object, a specimen, an action or a concept. The value of classification
> depends critically on the identity of the classifier and the date that the
> classification was assigned. This entity also comprises the process of
> "determination," i.e. the systematic and molecular identification of a
> specimen in biology.
>
> Example: "first classification of object GE34604 as Lament Cloth, October 2,
> 1998 by I.Dionissiadou".
>
> Cheers,
>
> T.
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: martin [mailto:martin at ics.forth.gr]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 09 October, 2002 11:36 AM
> > To: crm-sig at ics.forth.gr; Lida Harami
> > Subject: [crm-sig] Issue 97
> >
> >
> > Dear All,
> >
> > E17 scope note now:
> >
> > E17 Type Assignment
> >
> > Subclass of:          Attribute Assignment
> >
> > Scope note:   This entity describes the act of scientifically
> > classifying some entity,
> >               an object, a work, an action or whatever. The
> > value of classification
> >               depends critically on general and personal
> > knowledge and the scientific
> >               system used. Therefore the interest lies in the
> > author and date.
> >
> > Proposed:
> > Scope note:   This entity describes the act of scientifically
> > classifying some entity,
> >               an object, a work, an action or whatever. The
> > value of classification
> >               depends critically on general and personal
> > knowledge and the scientific
> >               system used. Therefore the interest lies in the
> > author and date. This entity
> >                  comprises also the process of
> > "determination", i.e. the Systematic and Molecular
> >                  identification of a specimen in biology.
> >               Example: "first classification of object
> > GE34604 as Lament Cloth,
> >                       October 2, 1998 by I.Dionissiadou".

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