Person

Description:A human being as an individual. Source: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/person The kind of involvement of a Person in the research ecosystem is specified in the links with the organisations, the services, etc. This typically includes: (1) researchers (Persons performing research in an Organisation Unit as employees or students); (2) authors and contributors (Persons signing a publication, creators of data sets, software developers, etc.); (3) investigators and project participants (Persons involved in a Project as principal investigators, co investigators, project managers, consultants, etc.); (4) management (directors, rectors, deans, department heads, etc.); (5) support staffs (technicians, responsible for Equipment, librarians and digital asset curators, administrative staff, etc.). One Person typically has many of these relationships.
Examples:openaire_cerif_xml_example_persons.xml
Representation:XML element Person; the rest of this section documents children of this element
CERIF:the Person entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#Person)

Internal Identifier

Use:mandatory (1)
Representation:XML attribute id
CERIF:the PersonIdentifier attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#Person.PersonIdentifier)

PersonName

Description:The name of the person
Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element PersonName containing optional FamilyNames, optional FirstNames and optional OtherNames
CERIF:the PersonName entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#PersonName) and the corresponding link (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#Person_PersonName)

FamilyNames

Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element FamilyNames
CERIF:the PersonName.FamilyNames attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#PersonName.FamilyNames)

FirstNames

Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element FirstNames
CERIF:the PersonName.FirstNames attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#PersonName.FirstNames)

OtherNames

Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element OtherNames
CERIF:the PersonName.OtherNames attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#PersonName.OtherNames)

Gender

Description:

The gender of the person. Leave out in case the gender is unknown or not communicated.

Use:

optional (0..1)

Representation:

XML element Gender

CERIF:

the Person.Gender attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#Person.Gender)

Vocabulary:

Genders (sociocultural, not linguistic)

  • Masculine (m): Man
  • Feminine (f): Woman

ORCID

Description:The ORCID identifier
Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element ORCID
CERIF:the FederatedIdentifier entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#FederatedIdentifier)
Format:regular expression https://orcid\.org/0000-000(1-[5-9]|2-[0-9]|3-[0-4])[0-9]{3}-[0-9]{3}[0-9X]

ResearcherID

Description:The ResearcherID identifier
Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element ResearcherID
CERIF:the FederatedIdentifier entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#FederatedIdentifier)
Format:regular expression [A-Z]-[0-9]{4}-(19|20)[0-9][0-9]

ScopusAuthorID

Description:The Scopus Author ID identifier
Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element ScopusAuthorID
CERIF:the FederatedIdentifier entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#FederatedIdentifier)
Format:regular expression [0-9]{10,11}

ISNI

Description:The ISNI identifier
Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element ISNI
CERIF:the FederatedIdentifier entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#FederatedIdentifier)
Format:regular expression [0-9]{4} [0-9]{4} [0-9]{4} [0-9]{3}[0-9X]

ElectronicAddress

Description:An electronic address associated with the person
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element ElectronicAddress
CERIF:the ElectronicAddress entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ElectronicAddress) and the corresponding link (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#Person_ElectronicAddress)

Affiliation

Description:The organisation or organisation unit the person is affiliated with
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Affiliation with embedded XML element OrgUnit
CERIF:the Person_OrganisationUnit linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#Person_OrganisationUnit) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/PersonOrganisationRoles#Affiliation semantics