[tdwg-content] tdwg-content Digest, Vol 111, Issue 6
dpaul at fsu.edu
Thu Oct 31 15:53:54 UTC 2019
Wouldn't a basic (and much needed) use case simply be discovery?
It's great to have this metadata (as Morphbank showed/shows) for being
able to find images that have certain features / attributes in common.
Say, I'd like to use AI to compare wing venation, or AI to compare
variation in head shape for a particular group. Being able to search by
subjectPart and subjectOrientation allows me to find images of interest
much more efficiently.
One bit that strikes me is that to do this we also need to know what
taxonomic group the images are from. Hopefully, this is shared either in
AC, or in the accompanying DwC Occurrence file in the higher
PS Shall I add this use case to your list using your form? Or do you
feel it's sufficiently covered in what you have already? I would add
that we (at iDigBio) often get very little media metadata -- it makes
discovery of relevant objects extremely difficult.
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> 1. Deadline for use case submission for ac:subjectPart and
> ac:subjectOrientation controlled vocabularies extended to Dec 1
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> Subject: [tdwg-content] Deadline for use case submission for
> ac:subjectPart and ac:subjectOrientation controlled vocabularies
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> Because some members of the community only found out at the TDWG annual meeting about the request for use cases for the ac:subjectPart and ac:subjectOrientation controlled vocabularies, we've extended the deadline for submissions to December 1. For links to examples and the use case submission forms, see the Task Group home page at https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://github.com/tdwg/ac/tree/master/views__;!5Xm4_O-4tfk!il88WLEEKwlirXluQmoGRaRoToAWE4nmr2GpLAyhgWPYnr7oruoXiLlGoRTOKQ$ .
> Steve Baskauf
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> Steven J. Baskauf, Ph.D.
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