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Re: Input on action "understanding UC approach better"

From: Oreste Signore <oreste@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2010 15:22:42 +0200
To: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
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Antoine Isaac wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> Good catch Gordon. In fact these categories overlap quite nicely with
> the "user needs" already at [1]. I guess "retrieve" covers "find",
> "access" is "obtain", "integrate" could be "contextualize"...
>
> Only "select" and "justify" seem to be missed. though I'd associate
> "browse" in [1] with "select". And "justify" seems very peculiar case,
> specific to authority management. In terms of linked data, I'd say
> that this raises the requirement for creating appropriate data, and
> later browsing/obtaining it.
>
> Which relates a bit to my own remark on the dimensions at [1]. Would
> it be appropriate to add something like "documenting" (the verb) or
> "adding information" in the user needs, and "user-generated
> information" in the information assets?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Antoine
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Dimensions
>
>
>> All
>>
>> Again after a first pass, note that IFLA (International Federation of
>> Library Associations and Institutions) has developed sets of user tasks
>> in relation to bibliographic metadata, as part of the Functional
>> Requirements family (the three models cited below - work on consoliding
>> these into a single functional requirements model has already begun,
>> although FRSAD has not yet been finalised):
>>
>>  From Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)
>> (http://www.ifla.org/en/publications/functional-requirements-for-bibliographic-records):
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>> to find [bibliographic] entities that correspond to the user’s stated
>> search criteria (i.e., to locate either a single entity or a set of
>> entities in a file or database as the result of a search using an
>> attribute or relationship of the entity);
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>> to identify an entity (i.e., to confirm that the entity described
>> corresponds to the entity sought, or to distinguish between two or more
>> entities with similar characteristics);
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>> to select an entity that is appropriate to the user’s needs (i.e., to
>> choose an entity that meets the user’s requirements with respect to
>> content, physical format, etc., or to reject an entity as being
>> inappropriate to the user’s needs);
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>> to acquire or obtain access to the entity described (i.e., to acquire an
>> entity through purchase, loan, etc., or to access an entity
>> electronically through an online connection to a remote computer).
>>
>>  From Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD)
>> (http://www.ifla.org/en/publications/functional-requirements-for-authority-data):
>>
>>
>> Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records FRBR (Conceptual
>> model) IFLA Study Group on the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic
>> Records 12.00 Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE
>> MicrosoftInternetExplorer4
>>
>> Find an entity or set of entities corresponding to stated criteria
>> (i.e., to find either a single entity or a set of entities using an
>> attribute or combination of attributes or a relationship of the entity
>> as the search criteria); or to explore the universe of bibliographic
>> entities using those attributes and relationships.
>>
>> Identify an entity (i.e., to confirm that the entity represented
>> corresponds to the entity sought, to distinguish between two or more
>> entities with similar characteristics) or to validate the form of name
>> to be used for a controlled access point.
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>> Contextualise: Place a person, corporate body, work, etc., in context;
>> clarify the relationship between two or more persons, corporate bodies,
>> works, etc.; or clarify the relationship between a person, corporate
>> body, etc., and a name by which that person, corporate body, etc., is
>> known (e.g., name used in religion versus secular name).
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>> Justify*:* Document the authority data creator’s reason for choosing the
>> name or form of name on which a controlled access point is based.
>>
>>  From Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD)
>> (http://www.ifla.org/en/node/1297)
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>> Find one or more subjects and/or their appellations, that correspond(s)
>> to the user’s stated criteria, using attributes and relationships;
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>> Identify a subject and/or its appellation based on their attributes or
>> relationships (i.e., to distinguish between two or more subjects or
>> appellations with similar characteristics and to confirm that the
>> appropriate subject or appellation has been found);
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>> Select **a subject and/or its appellation appropriate to the user’s
>> needs (i.e., to choose or reject based on the user's requirements and
>> needs);
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>> Explore **relationships between subjects and/or their appellations
>> (e.g., to explore relationships in order to understand the structure of
>> a subject domain and its terminology).
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>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Gordon
>>
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>> On 07 July 2010 at 20:50 Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net> wrote:
>>
>>  > After a quick first pass... I'd like to see an expansion of users
>> from
>>  > "persons who are library users" to users like Amazon and
>> LibraryThing,
>>  > who make use of bibliographic data for non-library purposes. (When
>>  > talking about LLD, I have taken to say that the "machine" is the Web,
>>  > the user is anyone on the web.)
>>  >
>>  > kc
>>  >
>>  > Quoting Emmanuelle Bermes <manue.fig@gmail.com>:
>>  >
>>  > > Dear all,
>>  > >
>>  > > In order to prepare tomorrow's meeting, I invite you to check
>> the work
>>  > > that has been carried out by our little subgroup (mainly by Stu,
>>  > > actually !) regarding understanding the UC approach better.
>>  > > It would be nice to have an opportunity to discuss these
>> categories or
>>  > > dimensions during the call, using the wiki page as a starting
>> point.
>>  > >
>>  > >
>>  > > Cheers
>>  > > Emmanuelle
>>  > >
>>  > > [1]http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Dimensions
>>  > >
>>  > >
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >
>>  > --
>>  > Karen Coyle
>>  > kcoyle@kcoyle.net http://kcoyle.net
>>  > ph: 1-510-540-7596
>>  > m: 1-510-435-8234
>>  > skype: kcoylenet
>>  >
>>  >
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