[Crm-sig] wikidata (potential) use of cidoc crm terms
doint at oldman.me.uk
Sun Jul 30 19:38:14 EEST 2017
we are doing this to a certain degree at BM with ResearchSpace.
On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 4:59 PM, Marco Neumann <marco.neumann at gmail.com>
> has someone looked into the use of CIDOC CRM terms in wikidata?
> I noticed a few similarities in the wikidata vocabulary to terms used
> in the CIDOC CRM.
> for example
> beginning of existence (Q23956340)
> with the following scope note:
> class of events that cause the emergence of persistent items
> the item, a term used by wikidata, was created by Christopher H.
> Johnson a Researcher at the Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen
> on 1 May 2016 as a subclass of single event (Q29818016), itself a
> subclass of event (Q1190554).
> I think it is a good thing when wikidata authors make use of the
> Erlangen CRM or the CIDOC CRM respectively in the creation of the
> wikidata vocabulary / items but I equally would also like to
> "encourage" them to reference the use of the CIDOC CRM standard. last
> but not least to improve the quality of content on wikidata.
> I have observed the practice on wikidata to use the equivalent
> property (P1628) to establish the link to external URIs.
> e.g. instance of -> rdf:type
> what are your thoughts on this?
> Marco Neumann
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