[Crm-sig] ISSUE: E13 Attribute Assignment

Martin Doerr martin at ics.forth.gr
Mon Mar 19 19:36:08 EET 2018


On 3/19/2018 7:34 PM, Robert Sanderson wrote:
>
> Thank you Martin for the addition to the scope note regarding P2.
>
> Just to clarify, the easiest way to refer to a relationship defined by 
> the CRM is via the URI of that relationship.
>
> Thus I assume it is okay to do this:
>
> _:aa a E13_Attribute_Assignment ;
>
>   P2_has_type <crm:P14_carried_out_by> ;
>
>   P141_assigned <ulan:Rembrandt> ;
>
> P140_assigned_attribute_to _:production_of_painting .
>
> Asserting that the production of the painting activity was carried out 
> by Rembrandt.
>
Yes :-)!

Martin
>
> Rob
>
> *From: *Crm-sig <crm-sig-bounces at ics.forth.gr> on behalf of Martin 
> Doerr <martin at ics.forth.gr>
> *Date: *Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1:05 PM
> *To: *crm-sig <Crm-sig at ics.forth.gr>
> *Subject: *Re: [Crm-sig] ISSUE: E13 Attribute Assignment
>
> Dear All,
>
> Here the old scope note:
>
>
>       E13 Attribute Assignment
>
> Subclass of: E7 <#_E7_Activity> Activity
>
> Superclass of: E14 <#_E14_Condition_Assessment> Condition Assessment
>
> E15 <#_E15_Identifier_Assignment> Identifier Assignment
>
> E16 <#_E16_Measurement> Measurement
>
> E17 <#_E17_Type_Assignment> Type Assignment
>
> Scope note:         This class comprises the actions of making 
> assertions about properties of an object or any relation between two 
> items or concepts.
>
>  This class allows the documentation of how the respective assignment 
> came about, and whose opinion it was. All the attributes or properties 
> assigned in such an action can also be seen as directly attached to 
> the respective item or concept, possibly as a collection of 
> contradictory values. All cases of properties in this model that are 
> also described indirectly through an action are characterised as 
> "short cuts" of this action. This redundant modelling of two 
> alternative views is preferred because many implementations may have 
> good reasons to model either the action or the short cut, and the 
> relation between both alternatives can be captured by simple rules.
>
> In particular, the class describes the actions of people making 
> propositions and statements during certain museum procedures, e.g. the 
> person and date when a condition statement was made, an identifier was 
> assigned, the museum object was measured, etc. Which kinds of such 
> assignments and statements need to be documented explicitly in 
> structures of a schema rather than free text, depends on if this 
> information should be accessible by structured queries.
>
> =====================================================================
> Here my new proposed scope note:
>
>
>       E13 Attribute Assignment
>
> Subclass of: E7 <#_E7_Activity> Activity
>
> Superclass of: E14 <#_E14_Condition_Assessment> Condition Assessment
>
> E15 <#_E15_Identifier_Assignment> Identifier Assignment
> <#_E16_Measurement>
>
> E16 <#_E16_Measurement> Measurement
>
> E17 <#_E17_Type_Assignment> Type Assignment
>
> Scope note:         This class comprises the actions of making 
> assertions about properties of an object or any relation between two 
> items or concepts. The type of the property asserted to hold between 
> two items or concepts can be described by the property /P2 has type/.
>
>  This class allows for the documentation of how the respective 
> assignment came about, and whose opinion it was. Note that all 
> instances of properties described in a knowledge base are the opinion 
> of someone. Per default, they are the opinion of the team maintaining 
> the knowledge base. This fact must not individually be registered for 
> all  instances of properties provided by the maintaining team, because 
> it would result in an endless recursion of whose opinion was the 
> description of an opinion. Therefore the use of E13 Attribute 
> Assignment marks the fact, that the maintaining team is in general 
> neutral to the validity of the respective assertion, but registers 
> another ones opinion and how it came about.
>
> All properties assigned in such an action can also be seen as directly 
> relating the respective pair of items or concepts. Multiple use of E13 
> Attribute Assignment may possibly lead to a collection of 
> contradictory values. All cases of properties in this model that are 
> also described indirectly through a subclass of E13 Attribute 
> Assignment  are characterised as "short cuts" of a path via this 
> subclass. This redundant modelling of two alternative views is 
> preferred because many implementations may have good reasons to model 
> either the action of assertion or the short cut, and the relation 
> between both alternative can be captured by simple rules.
>
>  In particular, the class describes the actions of people making 
> propositions and statements during certain museum procedures, e.g. the 
> person and date when a condition statement was made, an identifier was 
> assigned, the museum object was measured, etc. Which kinds of such 
> assignments and statements need to be documented explicitly in 
> structures of a schema rather than free text, depends on if this 
> information should be accessible by structured queries.
>
> Best,
>
> Martin
>
>
> On 2/13/2018 12:48 PM, Martin Doerr wrote:
>
>     Dear All,
>
>     The scope note of E13 must be updated:
>
>     A) the property type it refers to should be described by P2 has
>     type of the E13 instance. Then it is
>
>     isomorphic with an RDF reification statement.
>
>     B) The epistemology should be described more precisely: It
>     describes that the maintainers of the knowledge base are not
>     directly responsible for the validity of the statement.
>
>     Best,
>
>     Martin
>
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