[Crm-sig] wikidata (potential) use of cidoc crm terms

Dominic Oldman doint at oldman.me.uk
Sun Jul 30 19:38:14 EEST 2017


yes,

we are doing this to a certain degree at BM with ResearchSpace.

Cheers,

D

On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 4:59 PM, Marco Neumann <marco.neumann at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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)
>  https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/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
> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P31
>
> what are your thoughts on this?
>
> best,
> Marco
>
>
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