W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-prov-wg@w3.org > February 2012

Re: Comments on PROV-O

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:35:48 -0500
Cc: Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>, public-prov-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <F04CF0FE-BBE7-419E-8F11-B937CD9C488C@rpi.edu>
To: Jim McCusker <mccusj@rpi.edu>

On Feb 24, 2012, at 12:27 AM, Jim McCusker wrote:

> Jun,
> 
> For what it's worth, I don't plan on using qualifications at all if I can help it. Just about everything that can be expressed using qualification on a predicate can be more easily expressed by contextualizing the Entity using specializationOf.

My plans as well.

-Tim


> 
> Jim
> 
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 4:43 AM, Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu> wrote:
> Jun,
> 
> I share your desire for simplicity. Rest assured, the explosion of triples has never been our intent.
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/ProvRDF#Partial_mappings
> 
> is an attempt as describing the verbosity of the RHSs.
> 
> If anyone can restate more clearly, please feel free to do so.
> 
> -Tim
> 
> 
> On Feb 23, 2012, at 10:01 AM, Jun Zhao wrote:
> 
> > Hi Stephen,
> >
> > On 23/02/2012 13:40, Cresswell, Stephen wrote:
> >> - Naturalness of RDF.
> >> I'm a bit scared to see a single record in the PROV-ASE being mapped to
> >>> >10 RDF triples, especially if the record was only stating a simple
> >> binary relationship. However, if we're allowed to skip the qualified
> >> involvements when we don't need them and just use the direct properties,
> >> then we could often be using just one triple.  We are allowed to do
> >> that, aren't we?  Also, there is hopefully nothing stopping people from
> >> using their own domain-specific subclasses and subproperties.
> >
> > I strongly hope so!!
> >
> > And it''ll be shame if this is not going to happen!
> >
> > And I also strongly hope such a message will be clearly, explicitly reflected in the upcoming prov-o.html spec!
> >
> > And agree a lot with your other points about the naming, property chain etc. But I wonder whether defining property chain could conflict the OWL-RL profile the team is working at. I need to check.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > -- Jun
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Jim McCusker
> Programmer Analyst
> Krauthammer Lab, Pathology Informatics
> Yale School of Medicine
> james.mccusker@yale.edu | (203) 785-6330
> http://krauthammerlab.med.yale.edu
> 
> PhD Student
> Tetherless World Constellation
> Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
> mccusj@cs.rpi.edu
> http://tw.rpi.edu
Received on Friday, 24 February 2012 05:37:07 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Thursday, 26 April 2012 13:06:56 GMT