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From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 12:28:06 -0400
Cc: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1DFF5075-2F90-4874-90FA-07B235F5660E@rpi.edu>
To: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>

On Mar 18, 2012, at 12:02 AM, Paul Groth wrote:

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

Sorry, yes.
-Tim


> 
> +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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