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Re: PROV-ISSUE-225 (objects-in-universe-of-discourse): What are the objects in the universe of discourse? [prov-dm]

From: Satya Sahoo <satya.sahoo@case.edu>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 17:48:55 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOMwk6wKzMVGfLf3V-MuYEhbN8bSDK_1T-Of+KtSuyOnXwSgOg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Sure we will put it on our agenda for the Monday call.

Thanks.

Best,
Satya

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 5:38 PM, Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>wrote:

> Dear Satya, Mike, Prov-o team
> May I invite you to discuss this at your call on Monday.
> Thanks,
> Luc
>
>
> On 19/01/12 22:35, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>
>> PROV-ISSUE-225 (objects-in-universe-of-**discourse): What are the
>> objects in the universe of discourse? [prov-dm]
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/**track/issues/225<http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/225>
>>
>> Raised by: Luc Moreau
>> On product: prov-dm
>>
>>
>> On Jan 19 2012, we agreed on a proposal related to identifiers and
>> objects in the universe of discourse [1]:
>>
>> "*All* objects of discourse ("entities") MUST be identifiable by all
>> participants in discourse. Object descriptions ("entity records" and
>> otherwise) SHOULD use an unambiguous identifier (either reusing an existing
>> identifier, or introducing a new identifier) for the objects described."
>> (intent)
>>
>> To make progress on the front of identifiers (ISSUE-183, ISSUE-215), we
>> agreed that we would discuss what the objects of the universe of discourse
>> are. The purpose of this issue is to address this question.
>>
>> Here are a list of object types we can find in the document. Note that
>> some have not been exactly named as such. Feel free to add any missing here.
>>
>>
>> Thing
>>
>> Entity (including its subtypes Agent, Plan, Collection, ...)
>>
>> Activity
>>
>> Note
>>
>> Events: Entity Usage event, Entity Generation Event, Activity Start
>> Event, Activity End event
>>
>> Derivation
>>
>> Association (between activity and agent, cf wasAssociatedWith)
>> and its subtypes:
>>   StartAssociation (wasStartedBy)
>>   EndAssociation (wasEndedBy)
>>
>>
>> "ResponsibilityChain" (between agent and agent, wrt activity, cf
>> actedOnBehalfOf)
>>
>>
>> Specialization (specializationOf)
>>
>> Alternative (alternateOf)
>>
>> Annotation (hasAnnotation)
>>
>> Traceability (tracedTo)
>>
>> ActivityOrdering (wasInformedBy and wasStartedBy)
>>
>> Revision (wasRevisionOf)
>>
>> Attribution (wasAttributedTo)
>>
>> Quotation (wasQuoteFrom)
>>
>> Summary (wasSummaryOf)
>>
>> Original Source (hadOriginalSource)
>>
>> CollectionAfterInsertion/**CollectionAfterRemoval
>>
>> Event ordering constraint (e.g  start event precedes the end event)
>>
>> Records
>>  e.g. Entity Record (as opposed to Entity listed above)
>>
>> In particular:
>>
>> Account Record
>>
>> Is there a notion of Account (as opposed to account record)
>>
>> Record container
>>
>> Attribute
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/**meeting/2012-01-19#resolution_**2<http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/meeting/2012-01-19#resolution_2>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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