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#130577

Mingfang Wu
Member

Dear All,
My apologies for not able to attend the meeting either.
Thanks to Fotis for managing the call and taking the notes

.
For those who were not at the RDA P13 in Philadelphia, Bob gave an
excellent presentation of the work from this task force. During discussion,
we were notified a couple of other RDA groups (e.g Data Foundations and
Terminology IG, Metadata in context WG) working on term definition.
SiriJodha pointed me to this latest version of definitions
from the Data Foundations and
Terminology IG. The latest version includes “collection” (3 defs) and
“dataset” (6 defs), but not “granule”. We may have a look of these
definitions – each definition has either examples or explanation, is there
any definition that fits our purpose here, if not, we may submit our
definitions and examples of collection, dataset and granular to DFT IG for
their consideration.
There are good discussions and comments to the document: Dimensions of
data/metadata granularity
.
I would encourage all to do the same – add your comments, new dimensions
not be considered yet, current practices and use cases etc. We may not be
able to address all issues from this task force, but at least we understand
related issues and context.
Anna: please let us know what we can help with your workshop session at the
ESIP Summer Conference.
Regards,
Ming

Dr Mingfang Wu
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