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Multiple Vocabulary Facility — Open Issues

  • Acronym: MVF
  • Issues Count: 11
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Incorrect label on mvf-tsc;TermFormation

  • Key: MVF11-10
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    The label in the terminology science ontology reads 'term harmonization' and should be 'term formation'.

    This issue affects only that ontology, not the documentation for it.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0 — Wed, 28 Feb 2024 19:11 GMT
  • Updated: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 19:11 GMT

Several properties in the quantities and units ontology are overly constrained

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    One example of this is hasNumericValue. It is currently declared to be functional, but could be the parent property for several properties of some class. In this case, the resulting ontology could be logically inconsistent if the values are not the same (and even if they are, by coincidence, that's still a problem). Other properties that are also declared as functional should be reviewed for the same issue.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0b2 — Sun, 18 Feb 2024 02:25 GMT
  • Updated: Sun, 18 Feb 2024 02:25 GMT

The quantities and units ontology is missing the concept of a measurement reference

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    This would assist in alignment with SysML v2, but more importantly allows alignment of some quantity value with a more general measurement reference rather than only a measurement unit, for representation of IU in pharma, for example.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0b2 — Tue, 13 Feb 2024 22:01 GMT
  • Updated: Thu, 15 Feb 2024 21:01 GMT

Additional mapping capabilities between MVF entries would be useful

  • Key: MVF11-7
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    This might be a new area of exploration, and could apply beyond MVF entries in the context of MVF.

    Currently the metamodel reflects SKOS-like relations such as broader and narrower, but more is needed for certain applications.

    It would be useful to have a non-normative annex demonstrating how one could do this as a starting point for MVF users.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0b2 — Fri, 19 Jan 2024 19:21 GMT
  • Updated: Fri, 9 Feb 2024 19:26 GMT

In the mapping ontology between SKOS-XL and MVF, the mappings need adjustment

  • Key: MVF11-9
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    Currently we've mapped MVFEntry to SKOS Concept, and it should be Vocabulary Entry to SKOS Concept. Likewise, the mapping between MVF Concept System to ConceptSystem should be to Vocabulary in MVF.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0b2 — Fri, 19 Jan 2024 19:44 GMT
  • Updated: Fri, 19 Jan 2024 19:44 GMT

Consider adding more contextual properties to vocabulary entry

  • Key: MVF11-8
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    Investigate whether this should be on vocabulary, vocabulary entry, both, and/or possibly on a more general element as well.

    There may also be an impact on the ontology, depending on the resolution.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0b2 — Fri, 19 Jan 2024 19:36 GMT
  • Updated: Fri, 19 Jan 2024 19:36 GMT

Include a note to explain the use of generalization and context between MVFEntries

  • Key: MVF11-6
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    This represents a generalization as in UML or OWL, at the metamodel level rather than at the UML model level. This may be confusing to users and so an explanatory note is needed to help. Note that the ramifications of this are at the instance level - one instance of an MVF entry may be a generalization of another instance of an MVF entry.

    The same is true of the additional relationship, which is context, where notes and examples would also be helpful.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0b2 — Fri, 19 Jan 2024 19:15 GMT
  • Updated: Fri, 19 Jan 2024 19:24 GMT

Property 'currentMVFEntry' changes the multiplicity, so it should be redefines not subsets

  • Key: MVF11-3
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Centre for Clean Growth and Future Mobility, Coventry University ( Stephen Powley)
  • Summary:

    The property 'currentMVFEntry' on the association ElementCurrentEntry changes the multiplicity from 0..* to 0..1, so it should be redefines not subsets (or the parent multiplicity needs to be changed)

  • Reported: MVF 1.0b1 — Wed, 7 Jun 2023 22:54 GMT
  • Updated: Fri, 28 Jul 2023 18:56 GMT

The MVF ontology does not reflect the addition of a descriptive reference property

  • Key: MVF11-4
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    Just prior to publication of the FTF report, a new property was added to the metamodel called descriptiveReference. This property, which is quite useful, was not added to the ontology, however, and may eliminate the need for restrictions using the Commons is defined by (cmns-dsg;isDefinedBy) property on VocabularyEntry.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0 — Fri, 28 Jul 2023 18:51 GMT
  • Updated: Fri, 28 Jul 2023 18:51 GMT

The published XMI should be generated as Canonical XMI

  • Key: MVF11-2
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    MVF users have requested that the form of the XMI that is provided as a part of the MVF specification be canonical XMI.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0a1 — Fri, 14 Apr 2023 18:18 GMT
  • Updated: Thu, 13 Jul 2023 14:15 GMT

More examples are needed to demonstrate how to use MVF

  • Key: MVF11-1
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Thematix Partners LLC ( Mrs. Elisa F. Kendall)
  • Summary:

    There is an example in Annex B that is quite useful, but is not multilingual. Since we have said that MVF can be used to support multiple natural languages, we need at least one additional example to cover that use case. We might also include a broader example showing how to represent a general vocabulary in MVF, such as the AI PTF emerging vocabulary for artificial intelligence, to show how this can be done.

  • Reported: MVF 1.0a1 — Fri, 13 Jan 2023 19:35 GMT
  • Updated: Thu, 13 Jul 2023 14:15 GMT