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Re: Comments on Motivating problems

From: Kevin Smathers <kevin.smathers@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 09:00:37 -0700
Message-ID: <3EEF3B25.8010200@hp.com>
To: "Butler, Mark" <Mark_Butler@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: www-rdf-dspace <www-rdf-dspace@w3.org>

Diagnosis is an example of a controlled vocabulary whose range is the 
list of known diseases.  The remark was added to identify a well known 
example of how a vocabulary may include '[...] aids to selecting the 
best terms'.

Butler, Mark wrote:

>Hi Kevin, 
>
>Sorry, short keys that don't work will be the death of me.
>
>In the section describing a controlled vocabulary:
>
>"A controlled vocabulary is finite set of descriptors. It may optionally
>provide a thesaurus of descriptors,  synonyms, preferred usage terms,
>relationships among terms and aids to selecting the best terms
>\cite{whatisacontrolledvocab}."
>
>You had added a line:
>
>"For example Expert Systems have long aided human diagnosis of 
>illness in the medical industry."
>
>This didn't seem relevant to controlled vocabularies. Does it belong
>somewhere else?
>
>thanks
>
>Mark
>
>  
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Kevin Smathers [mailto:kevin.smathers@hp.com]
>>Sent: 17 June 2003 15:51
>>To: Butler, Mark
>>Cc: www-rdf-dspace
>>Subject: Re: Comments on Motivating problems
>>
>>
>>Which line?
>>
>>
>>Butler, Mark wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Hi Kevin
>>>
>>>I have incorporated your changes, except for this line:
>>>
>>>
>>> 
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>From: Kevin Smathers [mailto:kevin.smathers@hp.com]
>>>>Sent: 17 June 2003 00:03
>>>>To: www-rdf-dspace
>>>>Subject: Comments on Motivating problems
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Hi all,
>>>>
>>>>More to follow, but here are my first set of comments from a quick 
>>>>review of the current document status.
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>  Kevin Smathers                kevin.smathers@hp.com    
>>>>  Hewlett-Packard               kevin@ank.com            
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>>   Kevin Smathers                kevin.smathers@hp.com    
>>   Hewlett-Packard               kevin@ank.com            
>>   Palo Alto Research Lab                                 
>>   1501 Page Mill Rd.            650-857-4477 work        
>>   M/S 1135                      650-852-8186 fax         
>>   Palo Alto, CA 94304           510-247-1031 home        
>>========================================================
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>>carp("This message was printed on 100% recycled bits.");
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   Kevin Smathers                kevin.smathers@hp.com    
   Hewlett-Packard               kevin@ank.com            
   Palo Alto Research Lab                                 
   1501 Page Mill Rd.            650-857-4477 work        
   M/S 1135                      650-852-8186 fax         
   Palo Alto, CA 94304           510-247-1031 home        
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