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

From: Mike Bergman <mike@mkbergman.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:56:03 -0500
Message-ID: <53FFC193.7010607@mkbergman.com>
To: Simon.Cox@csiro.au, jasjoh@microsoft.com, public-vocabs@w3.org
Hi Simon,

Thank you; these two references are super.

Mike

On 8/28/2014 6:38 PM, Simon.Cox@csiro.au wrote:
> If you are dabbling in this area, possibly worth aligning terminology
> with VIM [1], and standards In the technical community such as ISO 19156
> O&M (summarized at [2] and links). ‘Measurement’ is generally understood
> as a special case of ‘observation’, being a value estimation event whose
> result is a scaled number (i.e. a ‘quantity’).
>
> [1] http://www.bipm.org/en/publications/guides/vim.html
>
> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observations_and_Measurements
>
> *From:*Jason Johnson (BING) [mailto:jasjoh@microsoft.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, 28 August 2014 4:08 AM
> *To:* public-vocabs@w3.org
> *Subject:* New Proposal - Measurement (in support of describing sports
> statistics)
>
> In order to support describing sports statistics, we need the ability to
> describe measurements that happen over a certain time period, where the
> value of the measurement can either be a quantity or a rate.  Our
> current schema.org vocabulary is not sufficient to cover these needs but
> models, somewhat inconsistently, various aspects of it.  This proposal
> aims to clean up the existing vocabulary a bit and introduce new
> terminology to meet the needs of describing sports statistics.
>
> Impacted classes and properties include:
>
> http://schema.org/StructuredValue
>
> http://schema.org/QuantativeValue
>
> http://schema.org/value
>
> http://schema.org/unitCode
>
> The Sports proposal is dependent upon review and approval of this
> proposal or similar alternative.  The ItemList proposal also takes
> advantage of this proposal.
>
> https://www.w3.org/wiki/WebSchemas/Measurement
>
> https://www.w3.org/wiki/File:Schema.orgMeasurement.pdf
>
> I look forward to your timeline feedback.
>
> Cheers,
>
> *Jason Johnson*
>
> Microsoft | Bing
>
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