facilitator: Rob Sanderson

Things to Things


Degrees of sameness

Outside our domain?

Event stream

Use case – authorities

Deleted resources – tombstones

Entities joining/splitting

Alternate identities


(new group)


Reconcile at work level

Context – what we use the data for!

Reconcile most discriminant attributes

Similarity pocky (question) for sameness

Indexing & uncertainty

special cases are special: Bible, Mark Twain

(new group)

Services like ref. cleaning

"Authority" – what do we really mean?

(new group)

Ontology alignment

Global auth & global contexts

Dynamic entities : join/split

Pseudonym – Europe vs. US

Local assertion = local URI

Pre-existing identifiers

Link all the things

Subjects broader issue than people

Tools to produce the data?