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

Marco Neumann marco.neumann at gmail.com
Sun Jul 30 19:44:31 EEST 2017


yes means you annotate wikidata objects / items with cidoc crm linked
properties and entities?

do you happen to have a link URL to demonstrate the use of the
vocabulary on wikidata.org?


On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 12:38 PM, Dominic Oldman <doint at oldman.me.uk> wrote:
> 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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