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Re: Gap analysis

From: ZENG, MARCIA <mzeng@kent.edu>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 14:39:28 -0500
To: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>, "public-xg-lld@w3.org" <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C94B84A1.12F27%mzeng@kent.edu>
We have a 'Temporary Questions and Notes (from use cases)' section temporarily sitting there in the VocAlign cluster wiki page. [1]  I think there are similar types of gaps with what you have listed.  Do you think those can be useful points?  We have not summarized/organized them yet.

[1] 8. Temporary Questions and Notes (from use cases)
in: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Cluster_VocAlign

On 1/6/11 1:57 PM, "Karen Coyle" <kcoyle@kcoyle.net> wrote:

This is a (hasty?) gap analysis from the Archives Cluster:

Missing Vocabularies
- sometimes specific (physical state of original in a preservation
context), sometimes general (need vocabularies for preservation data),
but no vocabulary for the function or data elements

Data incompatibilities or lacks
- current data is free text, but contains quantitative information
that needs to be pulled out
- data needs to be qualified as "estimated" or "derived" so users know
it is not precise (this is possibly a vocabulary issue)
- current practice does not include rich relationships, just
"related," so there is no source of relationships

Community guidance
- no examples in our community domain that we can follow
- lack of information on how to create a data model
- no community guidance on which technologies and vocabularies to use

Technology questions
- is linked data scalable to the size we need?
- is linked data appropriate for highly hierarchical data models?

Technology availability
- no systems available on market for linked data creation and use
- open source solutions available are in an unfinished state

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