[Crm-sig] 511 e-vote

Robert Sanderson azaroth42 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 15:07:39 EET 2021


YES

Thanks everyone!

On Fri, Mar 19, 2021 at 6:42 AM Athanasios Velios via Crm-sig <
crm-sig at ics.forth.gr> wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> At the last session of the last CRM SIG meeting we discussed issue 511 and
> voted to accept the reduction of the range of property P39 measured from E1
> CRM Entity to E18 Physical Thing. Homework was assigned to check how scope
> notes and related properties are affected, recommend changes and call an
> e-vote for those. I am listing the required changes below. With regards to
> those changes, the possible votes are:
>
>    - Yes = accept/agree
>    - No = do not accept/agree
>    - Other = With other you can either introduce a caveat (e.g.: 'Yes,
>    but there is a typo on word x, fix it.') or you can write VETO, if you wish
>    to stop the proposed change from happening, in which case you should also
>    write a justification and reformulate the issue (e.g.: 'VETO, this change
>    is unacceptable because it violates the following principle...')
>
>
> *1. E16 Measurement*
>
>
> Changed to clarify that E16 Measurement requires observation, including an
> update to an example and the removal of two examples.
>
> *From:*
>
> Subclass of:
>
> E13 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7577> Attribute Assignment
>
> Scope note:
>
> This class comprises actions measuring quantitative physical properties
> and other values that can be determined by a systematic, objective
> procedure of direct observation of particular states of physical reality.
> Properties of instances of E90 Symbolic Object may be measured by observing
> some of their representative carriers which may or may not be named
> explicitly. In the case that the carrier can be named, the property P16
> used specific object (was used for): should be used to indicate the
> instance(s) of E18 Physical Thing that was used as the empirical basis for
> the measurement activity.
>
> Examples include measuring the nominal monetary value of a collection of
> coins or the running time of a movie on a specific video cassette.
>
> The E16 Measurement may use simple counting or tools, such as yardsticks
> or radiation detection devices. The interest is in the method and care
> applied, so that the reliability of the result may be judged at a later
> stage, or research continued on the associated documents. The date of the
> event is important for dimensions, which may change value over time, such
> as the length of an object subject to shrinkage. Methods and devices
> employed should be associated with instances of E16 Measurement by
> properties such as P33 used specific technique: E29 Design or Procedure,
> P125 used object of type: E55 Type, P16 used specific object (was used
> for): E70 Thing, whereas basic techniques such as "carbon 14 dating" should
> be encoded using P2 has type (is type of): E55 Type. Details of methods and
> devices reused or reusable in other instances of E16 Measurement should be
> documented for these entities rather than the measurements themselves,
> whereas details of particular execution may be documented by free text or
> by instantiating adequate sub-activities, if the detail may be of interest
> for an overarching query.
>
> Regardless whether a measurement is made by an instrument or by human
> senses, it represents the initial transition from physical reality to
> information without any other documented information object in between
> within the reasoning chain that would represent the result of the
> interaction of the observer or device with reality. Therefore, inferring
> properties of depicted items using image material, such as satellite
> images, is not regarded as an instance of E16 Measurement, but as a
> subsequent instance of E13 Attribute Assignment. Rather, only the
> production of the images, understood as arrays of radiation intensities, is
> regarded as an instance of E16 Measurement. The same reasoning holds for
> other sensor data.
>
> Examples:
>
>    - measurement of height of silver cup 232 on the 31st August 1997
>    (fictitious)
>    - the carbon 14 dating of the “Schoeninger Speer II” in 1996 [an about
>    400.000 year old complete Old Palaeolithic wooden spear found in
>    Schoeningen, Niedersachsen, Germany in 1995] (Kouwenhoven, 1997)
>    - The pixel size of the jpeg version of Titian’s painting Bacchus and
>    Ariadne from 1520–3, as freely downloadable from the National Gallery in
>    London’s web page
>    <https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/titian-bacchus-and-ariadne>
>    <https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/titian-bacchus-and-ariadne>
>    is 581600 pixels.
>    - The scope note of E21 Person in the Definition of the CIDOC
>    Conceptual Reference Model Version 5.0.4 as downloaded from
>    <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/sites/default/files/cidoc_crm_version_5.0.4.pdf>
>    <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/sites/default/files/cidoc_crm_version_5.0.4.pdf>
>    consists of 77 words.
>
>
> In First Order Logic:
>
> E16(x) ⇒ E13(x)
>
> Properties:
>
> P39 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9568> measured (was measured by): E1
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7281> CRM Entity
>
> P40 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9585> observed dimension (was observed
> in): E54 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc8144> Dimension
>
>
> *To:*
>
>
> Subclass of:
>
> E13 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7577> Attribute Assignment
>
> Scope note:
>
> This class comprises actions measuring quantitative physical properties
> that can be determined by a systematic, objective procedure of direct
> observation of particular states of physical reality.
>
> An instance of E16 Measurement may use simple counting or tools, such as
> yardsticks or radiation detection devices. The interest is in the method
> and care applied, so that the reliability of the result may be judged at a
> later stage, or research continued from the associated documents. The date
> of the event is important for dimensions, which may change value over time,
> such as the length of an object subject to shrinkage. Methods and devices
> employed should be associated with instances of E16 Measurement by
> properties such as P33 used specific technique: E29 Design or Procedure,
> P125 used object of type: E55 Type, P16 used specific object (was used
> for): E70 Thing, whereas basic techniques such as "carbon 14 dating" should
> be encoded using P2 has type (is type of): E55 Type. Details of methods and
> devices reused or reusable in other instances of E16 Measurement should be
> documented for these entities rather than the measurements themselves,
> whereas details of particular execution may be documented by free text or
> by instantiating adequate sub-activities, if the detail may be of interest
> for an overarching query.
>
> Regardless whether a measurement is made by an instrument or by human
> senses, it represents the initial transition from physical reality to
> information without any other documented information object in the
> reasoning chain that would represent the result of the interaction of the
> observer or device with reality. Therefore, determining properties of an
> instance of E90 Symbolic Object is regarded as an instance of E13 Attribute
> Assignment, which may be inferred from observing and measuring
> representative carriers. In the case that the carrier can be named, the
> property P16 used specific object (was used for): should be used to
> indicate the instance(s) of E18 Physical Thing that was used as the
> empirical basis for the attribute assignment. For instance, inferring
> properties of depicted items using image material, such as satellite
> images, is not regarded as an instance of E16 Measurement, but as a
> subsequent instance of E13 Attribute Assignment. Rather, only the
> production of the images, understood as arrays of radiation intensities, is
> regarded as an instance of E16 Measurement. The same reasoning holds for
> other sensor data.
>
> Examples:
>
>    - measurement of height of silver cup 232 on the 31st August 1997
>    (fictitious)
>    - the carbon 14 dating of the “Schoeninger Speer II” in 1996 [The
>    carbon 14 dating of an approximately 400.000 year old complete Old
>    Palaeolithic wooden spear found in Schoeningen, Niedersachsen, Germany in
>    1995] (Kouwenhoven, 1997)
>
>
> In First Order Logic:
>
> E16(x) ⇒ E13(x)
>
> Properties:
>
> P39 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9568> measured (was measured by): E
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7281>18 Physical Thing
>
> P40 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9585> observed dimension (was observed
> in): E54 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc8144> Dimension
>
>
> *2.** P39 measured (was measured by)*
>
>
> Changed to reduce the range to E18, update the scope note and the second
> example.
>
> *From:*
>
>
> Domain:
>
> E16 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7618> Measurement
>
> Range:
>
> E1 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7281> CRM Entity
>
> Subproperty of:
>
> E13 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7561> Attribute Assignment. P140
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc11015> assigned attribute to (was attributed
> by): E1 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7281> CRM Entity
>
> Quantification:
>
> many to one, necessary (1,1:0,n)
>
> Scope note:
>
> This property associates an instance of E16 Measurement with the instance
> of E1 CRM Entity to which it applied. An instance of E1 CRM Entity may be
> measured more than once. Material and immaterial things and processes may
> be measured, e.g., the number of words in a text, or the duration of an
> event.
>
> Examples:
>
>    - 31 August 1997 measurement of height of silver cup 232 (E16)
>    *measured* silver cup 232 (E22) (fictitious)
>
>
> In First Order Logic:
>
> P39(x,y) ⇒ E16(x)
>
> P39(x,y) ⇒ E1(y)
>
> P39(x,y) ⇒ P140(x,y)
>
>
> *To:*
>
>
> Domain:
>
> E16 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7618> Measurement
>
> Range:
>
> E18 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7281> Physical Thing
>
> Subproperty of:
>
> E13 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7561> Attribute Assignment. P140
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc11015> assigned attribute to (was attributed
> by): E1 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7281> CRM Entity
>
> Quantification:
>
> many to one, necessary (1,1:0,n)
>
> Scope note:
>
> This property associates an instance of E16 Measurement with the instance
> of E18 Physical Thing upon which it acted. The instance of E16 Measurement
> is specific to the measured object. An instance of E18 Physical Thing may
> be measured more than once with different results, constituting different
> instances of E16 Measurement.
>
> Examples:
>
>    - 31 August 1997 measurement of height of silver cup 232 (E16)
>    *measured* silver cup 232 (E22) (fictitious)
>    - the carbon 14 dating of the “Schoeninger Speer II” in 1996 (E16)
>    *measured* the “Schoeninger Speer II” (E22) [The carbon 14 dating of
>    an approximately 400.000 year old complete Old Palaeolithic wooden spear
>    found in Schoeningen, Niedersachsen, Germany in 1995. See also E16
>    Measurement] (Kouwenhoven, 1997)
>
>
>
> In First Order Logic:
>
> P39(x,y) ⇒ E16(x)
>
> P39(x,y) ⇒ E18(y)
>
> P39(x,y) ⇒ P140(x,y)
>
>
>
> *3.** P140 assigned attribute to (was attributed by)*
>
>
> Only updated the reference P39 measured as a sub-property of P140.
>
> *From:*
>
>
> Superproperty of:
>
> E14 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7586> Condition Assessment. P34
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9440> concerned (was assessed by): E18
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7650> Physical Thing
>
> E16 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7618> Measurement. P39
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9518> measured (was measured by): E1
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7281> CRM Entity
>
> E17 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7636> Type Assignment. P41
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9555> classified (was classified by): E1
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7281> CRM Entity
>
>
> *To:*
>
>
> Superproperty of:
>
> E14 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7586> Condition Assessment. P34
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9440> concerned (was assessed by): E18
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7650> Physical Thing
>
> E16 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7618> Measurement. P39
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9518> measured (was measured by): E18
> Physical Thing
>
> E17 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7636> Type Assignment. P41
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc9555> classified (was classified by): E1
> <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc7281> CRM Entity
>
>
>
> *4. P40 observed dimension (was observed in)*
>
> Added a second example:
>
>
>    - the carbon 14 dating of the “Schoeninger Speer II” in 1996 (E16) *observed
>    dimension* the carbon 14 based temporal distance from 1996 to the
>    growth of the wood of the “Schoeninger Speer II” [The carbon 14 dating of
>    an approximately 400.000 year old complete Old Palaeolithic wooden spear
>    found in Schoeningen, Niedersachsen, Germany in 1995. See also E16
>    Measurement] (Kouwenhoven, 1997)
>
>
> *5. **P43 has dimension (is dimension of)*
>
>
> Modified scope note to indicate that the long path through *P39i was
> measured* by applies to *E18 Physical Thing* and not *E70 Thing* (note
> that this change does not affect the domain of P43).
>
>
> *From:*
>
>
> Domain:
>
> E70 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc8408> Thing
>
> Range:
>
> E54 <#m_-2834491951268162862__toc8128> Dimension
>
> Quantification:
>
> one to many, dependent (0,n:1,1)
>
> Scope note:
>
> This property records a E54 Dimension of some E70 Thing.
>
> This property is a shortcut of the more fully developed path from E70
> Thing through *P39i was measured by*, E16 Measurement, *P40 observed
> dimension*, to E54 Dimension. It offers no information about how and when
> an E54 Dimension was established, nor by whom.
>
> An instance of E54 Dimension is specific to an instance of E70 Thing.
>
> Examples:
>
>    - silver cup 232 (E22) *has dimension* height of silver cup 232 (E54) *has
>    unit* (P91) mm (E58), *has value* (P90) 224 (E60) (fictitious)
>
>
> In First Order Logic:
>
> P43(x,y) ⇒ E70(x)
>
> P43(x,y) ⇒ E54(y)
>
> P43(x,y) ⇐ (∃z) [E16(z) ˄ P39i(x,z) ˄ P40(z,y)]
>
>
> *To:*
>
>
> Domain:
>
> E70 <#m_-2834491951268162862__heading=h.4anzqyu> Thing
>
> Range:
>
> E54 <#m_-2834491951268162862__heading=h.40ew0vw> Dimension
>
> Quantification:
>
> one to many, dependent (0,n:1,1)
>
> Scope note:
>
> This property records a E54 Dimension of some E70 Thing.
>
> It offers no information about how and when an instance of E54 Dimension
> was established, nor by whom. In the case that the recorded property is a
> result of a measurement of an instance of E18 Physical Thing, this property
> is a shortcut of the more fully developed path from E18 Physical Thing
> through *P39i was measured by*, E16 Measurement, *P40 observed dimension*,
> to E54 Dimension. It offers no information about how and when an E54
> Dimension was established, nor by whom. Knowledge about an instance of E54
> Dimension need not be result of a measurement; it may be the result of
> evaluating data or other information, which should be documented as an
> instance of E13 Attribute Assignment.
>
> An instance of E54 Dimension is specific to an instance of E70 Thing.
>
> Examples:
>
>    - silver cup 232 (E22) *has dimension* height of silver cup 232 (E54) *has
>    unit* (P91) mm (E58), *has value* (P90) 224 (E60) (fictitious)
>
>
> In First Order Logic:
>
> P43(x,y) ⇒ E70(x)
>
> P43(x,y) ⇒ E54(y)
>
> P43(x,y) ⇐ (∃z) [E16(z) ˄ P39i(x,z) ˄ P40(z,y)]
>
>
> Please send your e-votes by the 26th of March.
>
>
> All the best,
>
>
> Thanasis
>
>
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-- 
Rob Sanderson
Director for Cultural Heritage Metadata
Yale University
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