Search for content in message boards

Ancestry Changes on the way!

Replies: 45

Re: Ancestry Changes on the way!

Posted: 16 Feb 2013 7:02AM GMT
Classification: Query
Actually, computer intelligence could eventually evaluate the relevance of attached records. And events/relationships without supporting evidence could be assigned a rating of "undocumented."

As to spellings, whether misspellings or variants, since even official records contain those, I don't see how they could be used to evaluate the worth of a given tree.

In fact, even trees containing egregious errors often contain a grain of truth. Think of those family stories we have all tried to prove at one time or another, and found that the facts were muddled or distorted over the years, even though the story had a factual origin.

Eventually, a computer generated "universal" tree could reduce or almost eliminate what you call junk trees, since it would represent a weighted summary of all the research that has been done over the years.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
pasher44 16 Feb 2013 2:02PM GMT 
scwbcm 16 Feb 2013 2:24PM GMT 
pasher44 16 Feb 2013 2:35PM GMT 
BobNY 16 Feb 2013 2:57PM GMT 
scwbcm 16 Feb 2013 3:16PM GMT 
pasher44 17 Feb 2013 1:45PM GMT 
ludlowbaylive 18 Feb 2013 1:49AM GMT 
BrklynBridge 11 Feb 2013 11:46PM GMT 
ludlowbaylive 12 Feb 2013 2:45AM GMT 
DelorisWillia... 12 Feb 2013 6:36AM GMT 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic