[Crm-sig] HW S11

Martin Doerr martin at ics.forth.gr
Tue Apr 10 16:05:02 EEST 2018


Dear All,

By the way, an interesting aspect of samples is that they can be split 
without loosing their identity. Obviously, there is
some complexity in the object-ness of the sample versus its substance. 
Tracing split samples is a practical issue in labs.

Any thoughts?

Best,

martin

On 4/10/2018 1:16 PM, Martin Doerr wrote:
> Dear Martijn,
>
> A better formulation is always welcome!
>
> Logically, it is correct: "no stability of form is required" does NOT 
> exclude stability of form. I give explicitly the example "the sequence 
> of layers of a bore core". The point is, that we take a sample for a 
> particular feature it will be a witness for. The identity of the 
> sample and its duration of existence as a sample depends on the kind 
> of feature that needs to be preserved, be it a stratigraphy, a 
> chemical composition or whatever. Consequently, it can be diminished 
> quite substanstially without loosing this identity, whereas other 
> impacts may not change its discreteness as a stable piece of matter, 
> but destroy the relevant composition.
>
> Proposals welcome.
>
> Best,
>
> Martin
>
> On 4/9/2018 11:15 PM, P.M. van Leusen wrote:
>> "no stability of form is required" would exclude some types of 
>> samples, e.g. kubiena tin samples taken for microstratigraphy, 
>> palynology, or paleomagnetism. I would advise excising this phrase.
>> Martijn
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 30, 2018, 21:19 Martin Doerr <martin at ics.forth.gr 
>> <mailto:martin at ics.forth.gr>> wrote:
>>
>>     Dear All,
>>
>>     Here my proposal for a better scope note:
>>
>>
>>           S11 Amount of Matter[1]
>>
>>     Subclass of: S10
>>     <#m_2886038186972212311__S10_Material_Substantial> Material
>>     Substantial
>>
>>     Superclass of:S12 <#m_2886038186972212311__S12_Amount_of> Amount
>>     of Fluid
>>
>>     S13 <#m_2886038186972212311__S13_Sample> Sample
>>
>>     Scope note:This class comprises fixed amounts of matter specified
>>     as some air, some water, some soil, etc., defined by the total
>>     and integrity of their material content. In order to be able to
>>     identify and recognize in practice one instance of S11 Amount of
>>     Matter, some sort of confinement is needed that serves as a
>>     constraint for the enclosed matter and the integrity of the
>>     content, such as a bottle. In contrast to instances of E18
>>     Physical Thing, no stability of form is required. The content may
>>     be put into another bottle without loosing its identity.
>>     Subclasses may define very different identity conditions for the
>>     integrity of the content, such as chemical composition, or the
>>     sequence of layers of a bore core. Whereas an instance of E18
>>     Physical Thing may gradually change form and chemical composition
>>     preserving its identity, such as living beings, an instance of
>>     S11 Amount of Matter may loose its identifying features by such
>>     processes. What matters for the identity of an instance of S1
>>     Amount of Matter is the preservation of a relevant composition
>>     from the initial state of definition on.
>>
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  Research Director             |  Fax:+30(2810)391638        |
                                |  Email: martin at ics.forth.gr |
                                                              |
                Center for Cultural Informatics               |
                Information Systems Laboratory                |
                 Institute of Computer Science                |
    Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)   |
                                                              |
                N.Plastira 100, Vassilika Vouton,             |
                 GR70013 Heraklion,Crete,Greece               |
                                                              |
              Web-site: http://www.ics.forth.gr/isl           |
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