IFC 4.3.0.1 (IFC4X3) development

8.1.3.5 IfcPerson

8.1.3.5.1 Semantic definition

This entity represents an individual human being.

8.1.3.5.2 Entity inheritance

8.1.3.5.3 Attributes

# Attribute Type Description
IfcPerson (9)
1 Identification OPTIONAL IfcIdentifier

Identification of the person.

2 FamilyName OPTIONAL IfcLabel

The name by which the family identity of the person may be recognized.

3 GivenName OPTIONAL IfcLabel

The name by which a person is known within a family and by which he or she may be familiarly recognized.

4 MiddleNames OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcLabel

Additional names given to a person that enable their identification apart from others who may have the same or similar family and given names.

5 PrefixTitles OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcLabel

The word, or group of words, which specify the person's social and/or professional standing and appear before his/her names.

6 SuffixTitles OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcLabel

The word, or group of words, which specify the person's social and/or professional standing and appear after his/her names.

7 Roles OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcActorRole

Roles played by the person.

8 Addresses OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcAddress

Postal and telecommunication addresses of a person.

EngagedIn SET [0:?] OF IfcPersonAndOrganization FOR ThePerson

The inverse relationship to IfcPersonAndOrganization relationships in which IfcPerson is engaged.

Table 8.1.3.5.S

8.1.3.5.4 Formal propositions

Name Description
IdentifiablePerson

Requires that the identification or/ and the family name or/ and the given name is provided as minimum information.

EXISTS(Identification) OR EXISTS(FamilyName) OR EXISTS(GivenName)
ValidSetOfNames

If middle names are provided, the family name or/ and the given name shall be provided too.

NOT EXISTS(MiddleNames) OR EXISTS(FamilyName) OR EXISTS(GivenName)
Table 8.1.3.5.T

8.1.3.5.5 Examples

8.1.3.5.6 Formal representation

ENTITY IfcPerson;
	Identification : OPTIONAL IfcIdentifier;
	FamilyName : OPTIONAL IfcLabel;
	GivenName : OPTIONAL IfcLabel;
	MiddleNames : OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcLabel;
	PrefixTitles : OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcLabel;
	SuffixTitles : OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcLabel;
	Roles : OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcActorRole;
	Addresses : OPTIONAL LIST [1:?] OF IfcAddress;
 INVERSE
	EngagedIn : SET [0:?] OF IfcPersonAndOrganization FOR ThePerson;
 WHERE
	IdentifiablePerson : EXISTS(Identification) OR EXISTS(FamilyName) OR EXISTS(GivenName);
	ValidSetOfNames : NOT EXISTS(MiddleNames) OR EXISTS(FamilyName) OR EXISTS(GivenName);
END_ENTITY;

8.1.3.5.7 References

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8.1.3.5.8 Changelog

  • where rule, IdentifiablePerson
  • where rule, ValidSetOfNames
  • where rule, WR1
  • attribute Id name, Changed from "Id" to "Identification"