International Journal on Digital Libraries

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 281–287 | Cite as

Expressing reliability with CIDOC CRM

  • Franco Niccolucci
  • Sorin Hermon


The paper addresses the issue of documenting and communicating the reliability of evidence interpretation in archaeology and, in general, in heritage science. It is proposed to express reliability with fuzzy logic, and model it using an extension of CIDOC CRM classes and properties. This proposed extension is compared with other CRM extensions.


Reliability CIDOC-CRM extension Fuzzy logic 



The present work has been supported by the ARIADNE project, funded by the European Commission (Grant 313193) under the FP7 INFRA-2012-1.1.3 call. The authors opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Europe-an Commission.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PINPratoItaly
  2. 2.STARC, The Cyprus InstituteNicosiaCyprus

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