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FAIR-Enabling Services Redux

I have sought to identify and enumerate core FAIR-enabling services. I attempted a five-week experiment to expand on my tentative list, but I did not complete it.

Translating Identifiers

Don’t. Identifiers should be opaque. If you’re given an owl:sameAs assertion from a party you trust, use that.

Indexing Validators

Why would one consider indexing validators? Reuse. The value of reuse seems obvious for structural and semantic specification, i.

Indexing Identifiers

Indexing identifiers is key to disambiguating entities. Wikipedia has disambiguation pages.

Validating Translation

Given a representation of (meta)data that dcterms:conformsTo some data profile, you may wish to translate it to another data profile.