[Crm-sig] Digital images and texts
sean.gillies at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 11:16:28 EEST 2009
On Jul 17, 2009, at 9:51 AM, martin wrote:
> Sean Gillies wrote:
>> The properties that relate these are not clear to me from the 5.01
>> CIDOC CRM definition. Can a digital image of an inscription (or
>> writing, etc) be said to "depict" (P62) the text, or is there
>> necessarily an intermediary object (stone, paper) that carries the
>> text and which is depicted or shown in the image?
>> Sean Gillies
>> Software Engineer
>> Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
>> New York University
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> Dear Sean,
> A Digital Image of an Inscription should be an
> E25 Man-Made Feature P65 shows visual item (is shown by)E38 Image
> P106 is composed of (forms part of) E34 Inscription
> Only physical things have the property "depicts", so P62 is not
> applicable to E38.
> The constraints in the CRM do not exclude to use E25 - P62 -E34, but
> obviously, since
> there is a class "Inscription" more directly related via P65, the
> former would not be an
> intended model.
> "Inscription" is regarded to be the text as it appears on the object.
> The relationship between an image (immaterial) and a text
> (immaterial) on the image is more tricky.
> One can regard the text as a part of the conceptual content of the
> image (E90), not of its symbolic form (bytes).
> See also http://cidoc.ics.forth.gr/frbr_drafts.html, FRBRoo version
> 1.0, "R14 incorporates".
> There is a fuzzy transition between a digital image, a drawing and a
> transcript of an inscription, i'd interpret
> as an "incorporation" relationship.
Thank you for the FRBRoo tip. R14 incorporates seems to be about right
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