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Re: New Proposal - Measurement (in support of describing sports statistics)

From: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:20:03 +0200
Message-ID: <CADjV5jdgUKQmpmVBmGfSucJsRWhqZZNK4EHnLWzO_BA2kUfyvw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org" <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Cc: Tom Grahame <tom.grahame@bbc.co.uk>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 3:09 PM, martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org <
martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org> wrote:

> Conceptually, I think there is no relevant difference between a
> quantitative value and a measurement, since all what we process in computer
> systems are abstractions of reality, so any qualitative value represented
> in any computer system is essentially tied to a measurement activitity
> (except for values generated randomly or algorithmically, but with a wider
> notion of what "measurement" means, that could well be covered, too).
>

+1 Looking for relevant differences is key.

Cheers,
Niklas


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> Martin
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> On 04 Sep 2014, at 14:59, Tom Grahame <tom.grahame@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
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> > On 04/09/2014 10:51, "Markus Lanthaler" <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
> wrote:
> >
> >> - Is quantityValue really required? Can't a Measurement be a
> >> QuantitativeValue at the same time?
> >
> > As I interpret the examples, the Measurement is the activity (a form of
> > observation) and the QuantitativeValue an outcome of the activity, so
> they
> > are different things.
> >
> > I¹m not sure what is correct but the problem may stem from this part of
> > the proposal, in the Terminology section, where I think Measurement may
> > need to settle one way or the other:
> > "The term Measurement may refer to act of measuring (its verb form) or
> the
> > result of that act (its noun form).²
> >
> > Tom
> >
> >
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