CORE Bibliographical Conceptual Models Interest Group (BCMIG) invites you to register for its session during the 2021 Virtual Interest Group Week Date: July 26, 2021 Time: 11-12 pm (CST)
To register for the BCMIG session, please do so here: https://ala-events.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrc--orzotHdxY6aTazWOuJWKbmOKPDDu7
BCMIG provides a forum for the discussion of conceptual models, such as IFLA-LRM and BIBFRAME 2.0, that serve as the basis for current cataloging standards or are expected to provide a foundation for future cataloging standards in a Linked Open Data environment. For the 2021 Core Interest Group Week, summer 2021, BCMIG is pleased to offer a presentation that addresses a fundamental topic in current conceptual model-based cataloging: what is entity-based description?
Title: Bibliographic Entities are Described by Sets
Abstract: A set theoretical frame based on Svenonius's (2000, p.32-35; 2018, p.715) theory of bibliographic entities is the departure point for this short talk on entity description. This talk will briefly show how properties of bibliographic entity descriptions may be identified using a frequent pattern data mining algorithm over targeted sets of existing metadata descriptions. The MARC21 corpus used in this case was comprised of clustered sets of publishers and publisher locations from the library MARC21 records found in the Platform for Open Data (POD). POD is a data aggregation project involving member institutions of the IvyPlus Library Confederation and contains seventy million MARC21 records, forty million of which are unique.
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