Provenance Incubator Group Teleconference

12 Feb 2010


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Yolanda, keckert, +30281039aabb, Luc, +1.323.935.aadd, +03491334aaee, +1.915.603.aahh, jun, jcheney, Paolo, +1.915.603.aaii
Yolanda Gil
Yolanda Gil


<trackbot> Date: 12 February 2010

<Yolanda> Scribe: Yolanda Gil

<Christine> Hi all

<Paolo> ok


email me at john.sheridan@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk

<Christine> Yolanda. I've just been dropped off the call.

<Christine> Back

<Yolanda> no probglem, Christine!

Authority is the key attribute of government data - it is used to make decisions or enforce laws, or to shape markets (stock markets etc)

eg the inflation rate

also expressing provenance is one of the things we can do that helps overcome the socio-cultural issues inside government inside government that deters data publishing

finally, government is a large user of its own data - for example for evidence based policy making

if we are using data to inform policy decisions, it is important that we know where that data came from and how it was collected

the statisicians have done much work on this - and of course, governments tend to emply a lot of statisticians

re, over engineering, Luc is right about the trade-offs, what we need is something simple to express, which doesn't necessarily mean the underlying ontology has to too simplistic

<Christine> Hi. Dropped again.

<Christine> Back

<Christine> runnegar@isoc.org is my email address for notes

<Paolo> I can do it

<Paolo> (if I can make the call!! :-))

<Paolo> sure

thanks everyone - really helpful for me too!

<Christine> thanks

<Paolo> thak you Yolanda

<Yolanda> Christine Runnegar will be preparing a report on this telecon

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