euroCRIS

Current Research Information Systems
The International Organisation for Research Information

CERIF 1.3

The CERIF 1.3 release is final. CERIF 1.3 includes as a major upgrade, improved Research Infrastructure entities, such as Facility, Equipment and Service, and within this context a geographic bounding box. Furthermore, it now incorporates Indicator and Measurement entities for aggregation and advanced analytics, and a new entiy Medium has been added. There has been substantial extension with the CERIF Semantics, that is, its vocabulary in terms and formality. 
 
The CERIF 1.3 version omits the year in its name.
The full release has the following components:

 

 

Compared to its preceding version (CERIF 2008-1.2), CERIF 1.3 incorporates the following changes:

 

  • Change Report: CERIF 2008 1.2 -> CERIF 1.3
    automatically created through Toad by comparison to CERIF 2008 1.2 based on SQL scripts
     
  • New Entities: cfClassificationSchemeDescription; cfClassificationSchemeName; cfClassificationExample; cfClassificationDefinition

    cfMedium; cfMediumTitle; cfMediumDescription; cfMediumKeywords; cfMedium_Medium; cfMedium_Classification; cfResultPublication_Medium; cfResultProduct_Medium; cfFacility_Medium; cfService_Medium; cfProject_Medium; cfPerson_Medium; cfOrganisationUnit_Medium; cfEvent_Medium; cfFunding_Medium; cfCitation_Medium;

    cfEquipment_Equipment; cfService_Service; cfFacility_Facility; cfFacility_Equipment; cfFacility_Service; cfEquipment_Service; cfFacility_Event; cfEquipment_Event; cfResultPublication_Service; cfResultPatent_Facility; cfResultPatent_Service; cfResultPatent_Equipment; cfResultProduct_Facility; cfResultProduct_Service; cfResultProduct_Equipment;

    cfGeographicBoundingBox; cfGeographicBoundingBox_GeographicBoundingBox; cfGeographicBoundingBoxName; cfGeographicBoundingBoxDescription; cfGeographicBoundingBoxKeywords; cfGeographicBoundingBox_Classification; cfPostAddress_GeographicBoundingBox; cfEquipment_PostAddress; cfFacility_PostAddress; cfService_PostAddress;

    cfMeasurement; cfIndicator; cfIndicator_Measurement; cfMeasurement_Classification; cfIndicator_Classification; cfIndicatorName; cfIndicatorDescription; cfIndicatorKeywords; cfMeasurementName; cfMeasurementDescription; cfMeasurementKeywords; cfPerson_Measurement; cfOrganisationUnit_Measurement; cfProject_Measurement; cfResultPublication_Measurement; cfResultPatent_Measurement; cfResultProduct_Measurement; cfFacility_Measurement; cfService_Measurement; cfEquipment_Measurement; cfPerson_Indicator; cfOrganisationUnit_Indicator; cfProject_Indicator; cfResultPublication_Indicator; cfResultPatent_Indicator; cfResultProduct_Indicator; cfFacility_Indicator; cfService_Indicator; cfEquipment_Indicator; cfEvent_Measurement; cfEvent_Indicator; cfMedium_Indicator; cfMedium_Measurement; cfIndicator_Indicator; cfMeasurement_Measurement;
     

  • New Attributes: cfRoleExpression; cfRoleExpressionOpposite with cfClassificationTerm entity
    cfMediumIdentifier; cfMediumCreationDate; cfSize; cfMimeType; cfUniformResourceIdentifier with cfMedium entity
    cfAcronym with cfEquipment; cfFacility; cfService; cfFunding entities
    cfDescriptionSource; cfTermSource; cfDefinitionSource; cfNameSource; cfExampleSource with Classification entities
    cfStartDate/cfEndDate with cfResultPublication_Metrics entity
    cfTranslation in cfLanguageName entity
  • Removed Attributes: cfEquipmentOwnerIdentifier; cfOriginalEquipmentManufacturerIdentifier with cfEquipment entity
    cfResultProductInternalIdentifier with cfResultProduct entity;
     
  • Renamed Attributes: cfName in entity cfCurrencyEntityName to cfEntityName
  • Pending Entities: cfResPublVersInf; cfResPatVersInf; cfResProdVersInf
    cfMiddleNames with cfPersonName entity

 

Last Modified: February 7th, 2012
by CERIF TG Leader Brigitte Joerg