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Re: PROV-ISSUE-4 (define-agent): Definition for Concept 'Agent' [Provenance Terminology]

From: Satya Sahoo <satya.sahoo@case.edu>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 21:40:08 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=jV+B9Sdca9dvvVk9n_9RntouAxg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Hi all,
I have also added a definition for Agent:
"Agent is an entity that is causally linked to a process. Agent may be
linked to execution of a process (stop/start/modify) or definition of a
process (e.g. author of a workflow)."

http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ConceptAgent#Definition_by_Satya

Thanks.

Best,
Satya

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 7:05 AM, Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> I started to define the abstract term Agent:
>
> An agent is an entity (human or otherwise) involved in the process
> execution.
>
> It is by no means comprehensive.
>
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ConceptAgent#Definition_by_Jun
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jun
>
> On 20/05/2011 08:04, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>
>>
>> PROV-ISSUE-4 (define-agent): Definition for Concept 'Agent' [Provenance
>> Terminology]
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/4
>>
>> Raised by: Luc Moreau
>> On product: Provenance Terminology
>>
>> The Provenance WG charter identifies the concept 'Agent' as a core concept
>> of the provenance interchange language to be standardized (see
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/01/prov-wg-charter).
>>
>> What term do we adopt for the concept 'Agent'?
>> How do we define the concept 'Agent'?
>> Where does concept 'Agent' appear in ProvenanceExample?
>> Which provenance query requires the concept 'Agent'?
>>
>> Wiki page: http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ConceptAgent
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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