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From: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 17:02:34 -1100
Message-ID: <4F655E5A.3090004@vu.nl>
To: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
CC: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Tim,

just to clarify you mean that Consumption is the opposite of *Generation*

+1 to consumption or final usage. This is really the opposite of 
generation.

cheers
Paul



Timothy Lebo wrote:
> Consumption is intended to be the opposite of Usage, i.e. Destruction / FinalUsage.
> Once consumed, it cannot be used again.
>
> -Tim
>
> On Mar 17, 2012, at 5:05 AM, Luc Moreau wrote:
>
>> Hi Tim,
>> Thanks for the example.  What is Consumption? Is it a subtype of Usage?
>>
>> Professor Luc Moreau
>> Electronics and Computer Science
>> University of Southampton
>> Southampton SO17 1BJ
>> United Kingdom
>>
>> On 16 Mar 2012, at 15:56, "Timothy Lebo"<lebot@rpi.edu>  wrote:
>>
>>> prov-wg,
>>>
>>> Inspired by the discussions on the "opposite of generation", I put together an RDF example that I think models the two kinds of "destruction/expiration" that fulfill the missing symmetric construct to Generation.
>>>
>>> As I hope others will start doing, I added my example to http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/Category:PROV_example
>>> which is organized according to the WG-approved organization described at [1].
>>>
>>> The example's wiki page:
>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/Eg-18-opposite-of-generated
>>>
>>> The example (as it stands today):
>>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/file/71a70443b308/examples/eg-18-opposite-of-generated/rdf/eg-18-opposite-of-generated.ttl
>>>
>>> The example (as it stands $today):
>>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/file/tip/examples/eg-18-opposite-of-generated/rdf/eg-18-opposite-of-generated.ttl
>>>
>>> Does this example help the discussion?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Tim
>>>
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/PROV_examples_-_directory_conventions
>
>

-- 
Dr. Paul Groth (p.t.groth@vu.nl)
http://www.few.vu.nl/~pgroth/
Assistant Professor
Knowledge Representation & Reasoning Group
Artificial Intelligence Section
Department of Computer Science
VU University Amsterdam
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