Issue 313: assistance on mappings
In the 36th joined meeting of the CIDOC CRM SIG and ISO/TC46/SC4/WG9 and the 29th FRBR - CIDOC CRM Harmonization meeting, after Maria Theodoridou's presentation about the “Methodological tips for mapping to CIDOC CRM” . it was proposed, with regards to the mapping examples, questions that contributions can be made about
(i) How we can systematically collect mapping advice material
(ii) How we index this material
(iii) If we know how to classify to bring it in adequate format
Assigned: input on the above questions to be provided by Achille, Steve, Pierre, Dominic. (Potential other sources could be CHIN in Canada or AAC in America).
Proposed: potentially good mapping examples could be credited like an encyclopaedia
Martin asked which is the position of CRM-SIG about X3ML
Steve proposed a handbook of examples of mapping problems to be prepared by the group and then we should make the examples available in X3ML.
Also the SIG proposed a text to be written describing the X3ML in order to propose it as a standard.
Assigned: the sig decided that the documentation that is on github of X3ML should be reviewed by George and Steve and Wolfgang and discussed in the next meeting.
Then Martin drew on the board the following examples to be considered
In the 38th joined meeting of the CIDOC CRM SIG and ISO/TC46/SC4/WG9 and the 31st FRBR - CIDOC CRM Harmonization meeting, the crm-sig discussed this issue and re assigned the following:
- About the proposed questions: (i) How we can systematically collect mapping advice material, (ii) How we index this material, (iii) If we know how to classify to bring it in adequate format; It is assigned to Chryssoula and GB to create a place to save mapping advice and to send reminder out to people who have done/are doing mappings to provide their methodological advice/tools from actual projects.
- About Martin’s question which is the position of CRM-SIG about X3ML, it is proposed that it should be established a set of criteria which any such language/tool would need to meet in order to be able to be used as an interchange format. This would then remove need to recommend X3ML in particular, but allow an ability to judge a tool/language.
Some proposed ideas for criteria are : mapping language must be declarative (domain users cant be expected to read code), mapping scenarios (see graphs on 36th meeting), metadata of mapping itself.
Subtask: could submit as a recommendation of SIG (and by transference CIDOC). This would mean presentation of this to the General Assembly of CIDOC committee. This is assigned to Steve and MD
Heraklion, April 2017