cites as data source The citing entity cites the cited entity as source of data.
Example: Italy has more than ten thousand kilometers of shoreline: see [X].
cites as potential solution The citing entity cites the cited entity as a possible solution to the issues being discussed.
Example: This risk could be avoided using the approach shown in [X].
cites as recommended reading The citing entity cites the cited entity as an item of recommended reading. This property can be used, for example, to describe references in a lecture reading list, where the cited references are relevant to the general topic of the lecture, but might not be individually cited within the text of the lecture. Similarly, it could be used to describe items in a 'Suggested further reading' list at the end of a book chapter.
Example: To our knowledge, [X] is the best source of exercises about UML, making it a valuable proposal for beginners.
cites as related The citing entity cites the cited entity as one that is related.
Example: An analysis similar to what we proposed here is presented in [X].
cites for information The citing entity cites the cited entity as a source of information on the subject under discussion.
Example: The grammar of Pascal was introduced in [X].
credits The citing entity acknowledges contributions made by the cited entity.
Example: Galileo was the first to observe Jupiter's satellites [X].
critiques The citing entity critiques statements, ideas or conclusions presented in the cited entity.
Example: The ideas presented in [X] are badly substantantiated.
includes quotation from The citing entity includes one or more quotations from the cited entity. quotation is a repetition of what someone has said, and is presented within quotation marks.
Example: As Newton wrote in [X]: "We are like dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants".
obtains background from The citing entity obtains background information from the cited entity.
Example: There is a need for more observational studies and studies using narrative causation to describe the potential contribution of information in problem-solving and decision-making [X]; our work addresses these needs.
uses method in The citing entity describes work that uses a method detailed in the cited entity.
Example: We follow [X] in using design patterns for testing.