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Re: PROV-ISSUE-4: Defining Agent using FOAF's definition

From: Stephan Zednik <zednis@rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 14:48:16 -0600
Cc: "public-prov-wg@w3.org" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <58BFFC1A-99AD-460D-B1AD-7DF8FD7967B5@rpi.edu>
To: Paul Groth <pgroth@gmail.com>
I like this definition from the New Oxford American Dictionary because it ties in nicely with provenance

"A person on thing that takes an active role or produces a specified effect."

--Stephan

On Jun 20, 2011, at 2:08 PM, Paul Groth wrote:

> Hi All,
> 
> What would people think of just adopting FOAF's definition of Agent for now:
> 
> The Agent class is the class of agents; things that do stuff. A well known sub-class is Person, representing people. Other kinds of agents include Organization and Group.
> 
> 
> thanks,
> Paul
> 
> 
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