Biography

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A Biography is a collection of documents about a particular sophont, a person capable of using technology and acting intelligently

  • A Biography is usually represented in the description section of an AAB Library Data file.
  • They are typically stored in electronic formats. However, in lower tech systems, they may be retained on paper, stone tablets, or other media.

Description (Biography & Character)[edit]

Biographies often describe the mental properties of an individual, their outlook, character, personality, foibles, and the like.

  • Basic background information is often included which may contain a short history of the individual from the past, including childhood events, schooling, training, service, and the like.

Detailed Section Breakdown[edit]

AAB Library Data Article Type Biography Sections
Article Type Remarks
Artists The dossier section of this kind of file details:
  • The history of the person with an emphasis on significant achievements and character.
  • Some mention of the person's published artistic works and content should be mentioned.
Authors The dossier section of this kind of file details:
  • The history of the person with an emphasis on significant achievements and character.
  • Some mention of the person's published written works and content should be mentioned.
Personage (VIP) The dossier section of this kind of file details:
  • The history of the person with an emphasis on significant achievements and character.
  • Some mention of the person's significant actions should be mentioned.
  • There may be considerable overlap with the person's dossier.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The AAB adopted the biography system early in the time of the Vilani Imperium, and all of its succeeding empires have kept the system. It has a relatively stand format although many adminstrators over the millennia have modified or otherwise edited the files and databases, leaving a not perfectly standard sets of data. The Library Data used on Ship’s Computers at and starport libraries may diverge from the data collections at AAB installations.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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