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Re: How To Do Deal with the Subjective Issue of Data Quality?

From: Paola Di Maio <paola.dimaio@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2011 14:02:42 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTik7MVjPTAdzhQiVMuXkq7WZpSORkA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net" <dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>
also, in reading this interesting background article
http://www2.fiu.edu/~ganapati/6710/2.pdf

I learn about the Data Quality Act 2006, of which I was not aware until now
worth a study perhaps
http://www.state.gov/misc/49492.htm


On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 7:06 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>wrote:

> All,
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> Apologies for cross posting this repeatedly. I think I have a typo free
> heading for this topic.
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> Increasingly, the issue of data quality pops up as an impediment to Linked
> Data value proposition comprehension and eventual exploitation. The same
> issue even appears to emerge in conversations that relate to "sense making"
> endeavors that benefit from things such as OWL reasoning e.g., when
> resolving the multiple Identifiers with a common Referent via owl:sameAs or
> exploitation of fuzzy rules based on InverseFunctionProperty relations.
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> Personally, I subscribe to the doctrine that "data quality" is like
> "beauty" it lies strictly in the eyes of the beholder i.e., a function of
> said beholders "context lenses".
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> I am posting primarily to open up a discussion thread for this important
> topic.
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> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen
> President&  CEO
> OpenLink Software
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