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Re: Introducing Asserter/Observer

From: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 17:31:02 +0100
Message-ID: <4E075EC6.8040308@ncl.ac.uk>
To: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Paul

On 6/26/11 3:13 PM, Paul Groth wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Given the discussions around Thing (and IVPT), there has been many
> mentions of the notion of an assertor or observer. This is not part of
> our list of concepts but seems to be quite useful.
>
> Two questions:
> 1) Does the group think that this should be an additional concept?
I do -- they may the same for our purposes.
> 2) If it is useful, what are your thoughts on this definition:
>      - an Asserter/Observer asserts a description of the provenance of
> one or more things.
what I am currently writing  down for IVPT has observer precisely at the core,  observations include events and processes, so 
provenance indeed, although indirectly.

-Paolo
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