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Re: PROV-ISSUE-44 (shortcuts): Introduce widely used provenance concepts as shortcuts in the model [Conceptual Model]

From: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 12:22:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4E2D51DD.20601@ncl.ac.uk>
To: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Hi Paul,

I have no objection in principle, however I am wondering whether "constrained" is not really "specialized" in the examples you mention?
If so, then may I suggest that we wait until the "extensions mechanisms" thread begins and pick this up again?

-Paolo


> There are a number of commonly used provenance relations in particular for the web that are not in the model. For practical use 
> and uptake, it would be good to have definitions of these in the provenance model. These concepts should be defined in terms of 
> the already existing "core" concepts. Below I list several and their definitions along with some justification for their 
> introduction. Note, what these allow are simple provenance assertions that are compatible with the more complex model that we have 
> been devising.
>
>
> * isQuoteOf
> A quote. Specifically, it represents a characterized entity that is part of another characterized entity.
>
> A constrained version of isRevisionOf
>
> seehttp://daringfireball.net/2011/07/attribution_and_credit
>
> * isAttributedTo
>
> Represents that a characterized identity was the product of an agent or can be attributed to that agent.
>
> A constrained version of isDerivedFrom
>
> seehttp://www.buzzmachine.com/2010/06/27/the-importance-of-provenance/
>
> * isSummaryOf
>
> Represents a characterized entity that is a synopsis or abbreviation of another entity.
>
> constrained version of isDerivedFrom
>
> * original-source
> Represents a characterized entity in which another characterized entity first appeared.
>
> A constrained version of isDerivedFrom
>
> seehttp://www.google.com/support/news_pub/bin/answer.py?answer=191283
>
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