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

From: Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2011 12:00:06 +0100
Message-ID: <4DE76D36.3010308@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
To: public-prov-wg@w3.org, Satya Sahoo <satyasahoo@gmail.com>
Hi Satya,

Hope you can read my email.

On 01/06/2011 02:40, Satya Sahoo wrote:
> 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)."
>

How is the definition of a process different from the execution of a 
definition process, which defines a process? :)

cheers,

Jun
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ConceptAgent#Definition_by_Satya
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> Thanks.
>
> Best,
> Satya
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> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 7:05 AM, Jun Zhao<jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk<mailto:jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>>  wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I started to define the abstract term Agent:
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> An agent is an entity (human or otherwise) involved in the process execution.
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> It is by no means comprehensive.
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ConceptAgent#Definition_by_Jun
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> Thanks,
>
> Jun
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> On 20/05/2011 08:04, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
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> PROV-ISSUE-4 (define-agent): Definition for Concept 'Agent' [Provenance Terminology]
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/4
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> Raised by: Luc Moreau
> On product: Provenance Terminology
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> 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).
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> 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'?
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> Wiki page: http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ConceptAgent
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