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Re: PROV-ISSUE-99: prov:eventuallyUsed - a transitive version of prov:used. [Formal Model]

From: Daniel Garijo <dgarijo@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 23:25:22 +0200
Message-ID: <CAExK0DcB0T8crpR7SLp2fsC7XVB62zDB78z6T4_sYNLEox2Z9Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: Khalid Belhajjame <Khalid.Belhajjame@cs.man.ac.uk>, "public-prov-wg@w3.org" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Ok, thanks for clarifying this, Luc.
Daniel

2011/9/21 Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

> Hi daniel,
>
> By wasTriggeredBy, I assume you mean wasInformrdBy.  It is not a transitive
> property and I realise the spec does not say it.
>
> Only entities can be generated by PEs. So again, there seems to be a type
> error.
>
> Professor Luc Moreau
> Electronics and Computer Science
> University of Southampton
> Southampton SO17 1BJ
> United Kingdom
>
>
> On 21 Sep 2011, at 18:54, "Daniel Garijo" <dgarijo@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es
> <mailto:dgarijo@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es>> wrote:
>
> I like the generation + dependedOn too. We should start discussinng how to
> add it
> to the ontology as rules, if everybody agrees.
>
> Just to clarify further the Khalid's example, I think that the proposed
> change is aimed to
> to model the wasTriggeredBy property between processes: if a process
> triggers(generates) another one
> that triggers(generates) another itself, then we could say that the last
> one "wasEventuallyGeneratedBy" the first one.
>
> Thanks,
> Daniel
>
>
> 2011/9/21 Khalid Belhajjame <<mailto:Khalid.Belhajjame@cs.man.ac.uk>
> Khalid.Belhajjame@cs.man.ac.uk<mailto:Khalid.Belhajjame@cs.man.ac.uk>>
>
> Hi,
>
> The issue raised by Tim was a follow up of few emails that were exchanged
> between the members of the formal model sub-group.
>
> To illustrate the transitivity that is meant, consider an entity e0 that is
> used by a process execution pe1, and consider that pe1 was used (consumed)
> by a second process execution pe2. pe1 is, therefore, both a process
> execution and an entity.
>
> The question raised by the issue is whether we can state that pe2 used e0?
> Tim was suggesting the use of "eventuallyUsed" instead of used in this
> context.
>
> The same above observation applies to generation.
>
> Note that in the above it is assumed that the classes prov:Entity and
> prov:ProcessExecution are not necessarily disjoint.
>
> Now, in your answer, you were suggesting that:
>  used(pe,e) or  (used(pe,e1) and dependedOn(e1,e)) implies
> eventuallyUsed(pe,e).
>
> I quite like this. And I think we can extend it for the case of generation.
> That is:
>
> wasGeneratedBy(e,pe) or (wasGeneratedBy(e1,pe) and dependedOn(e,e1))
> implies wasEventuallyGeneratedBy(e,pe)
>
> Thanks, khalid
>
>
> On 19/09/2011 20:38, Luc Moreau wrote:
> Hi Tim,
>
> What do you mean by transitive here, given that domain  is ProcessExecution
> and
> range Entity?
>
>
> Maybe, you would like to define
> eventuallyUsed(pe,e) if
>  used(pe,e)
>  or
>  used(pe,e1) and dependedOn(e1,e)
>
> Luc
>
>
> On 19/09/11 19:35, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> PROV-ISSUE-99: prov:eventuallyUsed - a transitive version of prov:used.
> [Formal Model]
>
> <http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/99>
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/99
>
> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
> On product: Formal Model
>
> To clarify whether used is transitive or not, I propose a transitive
> superproperty "eventuallyUsed" to make the distinction clear.
>
> The corresponding considerations also need to be made for the conceptual
> document.
>
> The OWL axioms related to this property are at
> <
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/file/tip/ontology/components/eventuallyUsed.ttl
> >
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/file/tip/ontology/components/eventuallyUsed.ttl
> :
>
> prov:eventuallyUsed
>   a owl:ObjectProperty, owl:TransitiveProperty;
> .
>
> prov:used rdfs:subPropertyOf prov:eventuallyUsed .
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