Individual

Package: 
Extends: 
Is Abstract: 
no
Is Pattern: 
no
Definition: 

A person who may have a relationship to another Agent and who may be specified as being associated with an act.

Explanatory Notes: 

A set of information describing an individual and means of unique identification and/or contact. Information may be repeated and provided effective date ranges to retain a history of the individual within a metadata record. Actions and relationships are specified by the use of the Individual as the target of a relationship (Creator) or within a collection of Agents in an AgentListing (employee of an Organization).

Example: 
Analyst performing edits on data, interviewer conducting an interview, a creator.
Property: 
NameCardinalityDatatypeDescription
hasIndividualName
0..n
The name of an individual broken out into its component parts of prefix, first/given name, middle name, last/family/surname, and suffix.
ddiId
0..n
The agency identifier of the individual according to the DDI Alliance agent registry.
hasContactInformation
0..1
Contact information for the individual including location specification, address, URL, phone numbers, and other means of communication access. Sets of information can be repeated and date-stamped.
Relationship: 
Is extendable: 
Is property: 
0
RDF Mapping: 

Comments

Should have a relation to organization: needed for SimpleCodebook

jon's picture

This is covered in the model, its not immediately obvious, so perhaps this is a good example of needing a good use case!

corrected DDID to ddid

A foaf:Person in ORG.