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

From: Jason Johnson (BING) <jasjoh@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:43:00 +0000
To: Mike Bergman <mike@mkbergman.com>, "Simon.Cox@csiro.au" <Simon.Cox@csiro.au>, "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
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+1 

Thank you for sharing Simon :)

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Bergman [mailto:mike@mkbergman.com] 
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2014 4:56 PM
To: Simon.Cox@csiro.au; Jason Johnson (BING); public-vocabs@w3.org
Subject: Re: New Proposal - Measurement (in support of describing sports statistics)

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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