Thanks to everyone for the suggestions.
On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 7:43 PM, Simon Spero <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 7:13 PM, Ethan Gruber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Ancient geographic entities. Athens is in Attica. Sardis is in Lydia
> > Anatolia, for example). If these were modern geopolitical entities, I
> > would use geonames. We're linking cities to Pleiades, but Pleiades does
> > not maintain parent::child geographic relationships.
> geoPoliticalSubdivision may work for you. You could assert this as a
> subPropertyOf ObjectInverseOf(partOf), since BIG is a
> holonym<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holonymy>of SMALL. Also, it is
> probably a bad idea to use partOf if there is a more
> specific sub-property that you can use that will better capture the
> intended meaning - for example, components of a kit, or series in a fonds.
> "(geopoliticalSubdivision BIG SMALL) means that
> the GeopoliticalEntity SMALL is a part of the
> larger GeopoliticalEntity BIG. The territory (see the constant TerritoryFn)
> of SMALL is a geographical sub-region (see the
> predicate geographicalSubRegions) of the territory of BIG. The government
> (see the constant GovernmentFn) of BIG usually has some sovereignty over
> the government of SMALL."