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Re: May a Specific Resource be object of the oa:hasScope relationship ?

From: Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2013 10:46:03 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFPX2kB0m1JN_nO_LnbqQJv0n8t7Mpp=iaMcMpeB6SLe4KkWFA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lutz Suhrbier <l.suhrbier@bgbm.org>
Cc: public-openannotation@w3.org
Hi Lutz,
I am not sure I understand completely what you are doing as I see only an
abstract example.

I would probably use a SpecificResource
in combination with a FragmentSelector
therefore I would use a oa:hasSource rather than oa:hasScope.

A typical use of oa:hasScope is when you are annotating an image (with a
URI) displaying in a webpage.
The oa:hasSource is the image, the selector is for instance a
oa:SvgSelector and the oa:hasScope is the webpage.

Hope it helps,

On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Lutz Suhrbier <l.suhrbier@bgbm.org> wrote:

>  Hi,
> in our project, we are dealing with record data which is usually exchanged
> in domain specific XML documents. The system enable users to annotate these
> record data, where one annotation may comprehend  multiple record data
> elements. Therefore, annotations will be recorded as a set of XPath
> expressions, each of them mapped with annotated value and comment
> information. (same use case as discussed in
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-openannotation/2012Sep/0017.html
> ).
> Now, with OA 1.0 released, i started to remodel our use case with the new
> version. The new multiplicity concepts were very helpful for this and
> solved most problems arising in the last discussion from September.
> So,  the list of XPath expressions for a given target can now be organised
> by a Composite of Specific Target resources, where I introduced a simple
> XPath-Selector to hold the XPath expression addressing  the annotated
> record data element. Likewise, I organised Specific Body resources in a
> Composite, where each Body holds the corresponding annotated value and
> comment information for one of the Specific Targets.
> Now, I want to use the hasScope relationship to outline the Specific
> Target a Specific Body relates to. Or in terms of OA, to specify a Specific
> Target as object of the oa:hasScope relationship that somehow scopes or
> provides the context for the (Specific Body) resource in this Annotation
> (i.e. Xpath expression within a record data document).
> Finally, as all samples contain just webpages or images as resources, my
> simple question is if my interpretation of the OA 1.0 document is right and
> using it that way would not contradict to the intended usage of the
> hasScope property ?
> Please find attached two figures, one depicts our data model, and the
> other our corresponding OA representation.
> Best regards
> Lutz

Dr. Paolo Ciccarese
Biomedical Informatics Research & Development
Instructor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Neuroscience at Mass General Hospital
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