The Neuchatel group have finlised their proposal regarding classification index and classification index entry object. Here is their final picture:
Index: A Classification Index is a list of words or text strings (e.g. the name of a locality, an economic activity or an occupational title and task) that refer to Classification Items refer to Classification Items in one or more Statistical Classifications from the same Classification Family.
Explanatory notes: A Classification index shows the relationship between text found in statistical data sources (responses to survey questionnaires, administrative records) and one or more Statistical Classifications. A Classification index may be used to assign the codes for classification items to observations in statistical collections. A Classification Index may be presented in alphabetical order of the text, in code order, or searched electronically.
Index Entry: An index entry is a word or a short text (e.g. the name of a locality, an economic activity or an occupational title) describing a type of object/unit or object property to which the classification version or variant applies, together with the code of the corresponding classification item. Each index entry typically refers to one item of the classification version or variant. Although an index entry may be associated with an item at any level of the classification version or variant, index entries are normally associated with items at the lowest level.
This proposal adds two objects to GSIM and closely mirrors the original Neuchatel model
Questions for GIG:
These objects could be added to the model as Classification Index/Index Entry or as Index/Index Entry. The question is could these objects be broadened out?
In a response to Issue #24, Chris suggested that Indexes could be used for discovery. Is this a use case to justify broadening out the objects? Should they remain with classifications only?
If they are only for classifications, should indexes be in this level of GSIM? Do they only belong in the Neuchatel annex?
|Name||Last viewed||Times viewed|
|Anonymous||27 Aug, 2015 21:41||760|
|Jenny Linnerud||20 Feb, 2015 13:22||4|
|Helen Toole||15 May, 2014 04:41||5|
|Erica Tolcvay||28 Jan, 2014 01:57||2|
|Andrew Fitzgerald||11 Dec, 2013 02:52||1|
|CES Bureau||02 Dec, 2013 11:44||1|
|Thérèse Lalor||16 Nov, 2013 15:27||12|
|Flavio Rizzolo||16 Nov, 2013 14:50||1|
|Angelina Dungga Winterleitner||24 Oct, 2013 13:34||5|
|Isabel Valente||21 Oct, 2013 17:51||2|
|Tatiana Yarmola||10 Oct, 2013 10:59||4|
|Margaret Devey||02 Oct, 2013 19:16||2|
|Carrie Ashley||20 Sep, 2013 06:12||4|
|Alistair Hamilton||12 Sep, 2013 01:20||4|
|Justin Lynch||10 Sep, 2013 03:39||2|
|Sally Vermaaten||05 Sep, 2013 14:06||6|
|Guillaume Duffes||28 Aug, 2013 15:50||2|
|Alice Born||27 Aug, 2013 22:41||1|
|Alberto Sanchez||27 Aug, 2013 14:53||2|
|Mogens Grosen Nielsen||27 Aug, 2013 14:46||2|
|Colin Bowler||27 Aug, 2013 14:38||1|
|Gareth McGuinness||27 Aug, 2013 14:38||1|