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Re: PROV-ISSUE-259: hadTemporalExtent domain and range [Ontology]

From: Stephan Zednik <zednis@rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:17:17 -0700
Cc: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2FB86152-D9BE-412F-921F-A2E46A49F2C4@rpi.edu>
To: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
I will be happy to close this issue when the group decides on a name change for temporal extents that are restricted to intervals and drops usage of hadTemporalExtent.

occurredDuring?

I am not sure what the domain of this property should be.  I am not entirely warm to Durable.

--Stephan


On Feb 23, 2012, at 10:53 PM, Timothy Lebo wrote:

> Stephan,
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> Previous changes on hadTemporalExtent (becoming occurredAt) + changes:
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> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/diff/601fe1fa5bfd/ontology/ProvenanceOntology.owl
> and
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/diff/f39e3afc55b5/ontology/ProvenanceOntology.owl
> and
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/diff/201e6e6d9cbf/ontology/ProvenanceOntology.owl
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> should be close to your request.
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> I'm open to name suggestions for the domain of hadTemporalExtent (currently, Durable).
> Activities are a subclass of Durable.
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> I'm changing this issue to pending review.
> 
> -Tim
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> On Feb 22, 2012, at 1:06 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
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>> PROV-ISSUE-259: hadTemporalExtent domain and range [Ontology]
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>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/259
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>> Raised by: Stephan Zednik
>> On product: Ontology
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>> hadTemporalExtent has rdfs:domain prov:Involvement, which means if anything has a prov:hadTemporalExtent that it will be inferred to be a member of the class prov:Involvement.
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>> Since a temporal extent describes the time (interval or instant) over which something occurred, I would prefer to not restrict the class of things with temporal extent to Involvement.  For example, I think it would make sense in practice for Activities to use hadTemporalExtent.
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>> Also, I would like the range of hadTemporalExtent to be relaxed to include both TimeInstant and intervals of time (which we currently do not model in prov-o).  In OWL-Time this would be time:TemporalEntity (union of time:Instant and time:Interval).
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>> --Stephan 
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