Contextual Nuances

Syd Bauman


This tutorial covers the more nuanced aspects of contextual encoding. For example: How do you record changes in a person’s identity or status over time? How do you record relationships between people, places, and things? How might one handle indirect references or references to groups? This section builds upon the material from the “Encoding Contextual Information” tutorial.

  1. Traits, States, and Events
  2. Authority files
  3. Sample External Authority Referent
  4. Relationships
  5. Complex References
  6. Huddled masses
  7. Multiple simultaneous referents:
    values in ref
  8. Multiple simultaneous referents:
  9. Ambiguity
  10. Indirect references
  11. Name changes over time
Contextual Nuances