Issue 126: Explanation of Allen Operators

Starting Date: 
2002-10-25
Working Group: 
3
Status: 
Done
Closing Date: 
2007-07-10
Background: 

Allen's Temporal Relationships are not easy to comprehend on a theoretical base, even though archeologists have rich examples.

Current Proposal: 

There should be a specific section in the introduction to the CIDOC CRM explaining Allen's Temporal Relationships:

Examples of Allen operators:

Late Bronze Age finishes Bronze Age
Early Bronze Age starts Bronze Age

Graphical documentation would help to clarify this.

 

 



 

Place:

  • Falls within
  • Consists of
  • Overlaps with
  • Borders with

Period 

  • Falls within
  • Consists of
  • Overlaps
  • Is separate from

Rethymnon 25/10/2002

Outcome: 

Document to be placed on website.

Edinburgh 10/7/2007