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Concept

Name

Observation

Revision 1
Definition An EVENT in which a STATE is recorded.
Model Smart City Concept Model
Notes The Open Geospatial Consortium define an observation as "an act at a discrete instant or period, through which a number or term is assigned to a phenomenon using a procedure, such as a sensor, instrument, or algorithm."
Examples * Sensor Reading
* Medical Assessment
Diagram of the Observation concept and its relationships to other concepts.Link to the Observation concept. Link to the Event concept. Link to the State concept.

Relationships

Inverse
Observation records State isRecordedBy

Sub Concept of

super Concept
Event

Views that use this Concept

Observing and Responding
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Change Log

Revision On By
1 15/01/2014 Paul Davidson New