Strategies to store uncertain data in a database

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A database for historical data needs to be able to account for vague and uncertain data. A recently published series of blog posts describes how to create such a database in nodegoat.

LAB1100 collaborated with historian Tobias Winnerling of the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf to gather a variety of use cases in which uncertainty plays a role in historical databases.

The first blog post deals with incomplete source material, the second blog post deals with conflicting information, the third blog post deals with ambiguous identities.

Read the blog post 'How to store uncertain data in nodegoat' to learn more about these strategies and to learn how ontologies deal with various kinds of uncertain data.

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nodegoat Workshop series on Linked Data organised by the COST Action NEP4DISSENT

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LAB1100 is organising the workshop series ‘Linking your Historical Sources to Open Data’ together with the COST Action NEP4DISSENT. These workshops will help researchers to connect their research data to existing Linked Open Data resources. These connections will ensure that research data remains interoperable and allow for the ingestion of various relevant Linked Open Data resources.[....]

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