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Re: 15 Ways to Think About Data Quality (Just for a Start)

From: glenn mcdonald <glenn@furia.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:52:18 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTinY2kUxiP9Rm9L3EZ6eiVvdZQvdGA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
>
> You continue to imply that seeing subjectively imperfect data projected via
> a data oriented tool is problematic re., your "total data experience" world
> view.
>

I continue to think it's hilarious that you consider it "subjectively
imperfect" that your dataset says Michael Jackson and Michael Rodrick are
the same person. What would constitute "objectively imperfect" to you?

So yes, I think you should feel a little embarrassed about broadcasting
links to a demo in which the very first piece of data one sees is obviously
wrong. You've got billions of entities in dbpedia, and the technology
doesn't care which one you pick, so surely you could pick one where the
errors aren't as prominent. The fact that you didn't, and don't seem to
care, sends a message about your attitude towards data.
Received on Tuesday, 12 April 2011 17:53:09 UTC

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