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Re: PROV-ISSUE-114 (Tlebo): is prov:wasDerivedFrom rdfs:subPropertyOf prov:dependedOn? [Formal Model]

From: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 11:11:04 +0200
Message-ID: <4E9FE5A8.1050705@vu.nl>
To: Satya Sahoo <satya.sahoo@case.edu>
CC: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>, "public-prov-wg@w3.org" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
I was just wondering if this decision needs to be made now?

Can we not just get all the data model concepts reflected in the ontology?

We can then add more sophisticated constraints later. For example, the 
data model as I read it does not have any hierarchy of derivation 


Satya Sahoo wrote:
> Hi all,
> Comments are interleaved.
>         However - dependedOn is transitive - but wasDerivedFrom is
>         not. Can
>         you be a subproperty and loose the transitivity?
>     (Did anyone else answer this?)
>     Yes, I think so.
> I agree.
> The current ProvenanceOntology.owl models wasDerivedFrom as 
> subPropertyOf dependedOn (also discussed in Issue-125). In addition, 
> wasEventuallyDerivedFrom is modeled as a subPropertyOf wasDerivedFrom.
> Thanks.
> Best,
> Satya
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