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Re: ANN: Provenance Vocabulary now a domain specific extension of PROV-O

From: Daniel Garijo <dgarijo@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 17:34:33 +0100
Message-ID: <CAExK0De7Dyhd4Feus5wwrn3NngLiPNbiumTwY+NekdeZPBZ6PA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
That is great, Olaf!
I'll try the metadata template as you suggest.
Thanks!
Daniel

2012/3/21 Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>

> Hey Daniel,
>
> On Wednesday 21 March 2012 18:42:41 Daniel Garijo wrote:
> > Very cool Olaf!
>
> Thanks!
>
> > Is Pubby going to adopt this finally?
>
> Yes. I already adjusted the default metadata templates for the metadata
> components that we developed for Triplify [1], for D2R Server [2], and for
> Pubby [3]. Each of these new default templates will replace the current
> default template (which uses the previous version of the Provenance
> Vocabulary) when a new version of the respective Linked Data publishing
> tool
> is released. For instance, for D2R I know they are planning a new release
> in
> the coming weeks.
>
> For Pubby I don't know when a new release is planned. However, if you're
> running one of the latest versions (0.3.2 or 0.3.3) you may simply replace
> the
> default metadata template that comes with this release by the new default
> metadata template that you find attached. Notice, in case you have
> adjusted the
> default template for your server, you obviously have to adjust the new
> default
> template in the same way.
>
> Cheers,
> Olaf
>
> [1]
>
> http://sf.net/apps/mediawiki/trdf/index.php?title=Triplify_Metadata_Extension
> [2]
>
> http://sf.net/apps/mediawiki/trdf/index.php?title=D2R_Server_Metadata_Extension
> [3]
> http://sf.net/apps/mediawiki/trdf/index.php?title=Pubby_Metadata_Extension
>
>
> > Thanks!
> > Daniel
> >
> > 2012/3/21 Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>
> >
> > > Hey,
> > >
> > > Jun and I just published a new revision of our Provenance Vocabulary
> > > [1].
> > > With
> > > this new version the Provenance Vocabulary becomes a domain specific
> > > extension
> > > of PROV-O. Read on for a brief explanation.
> > >
> > > The Provenance Vocabulary focuses on two main use cases: 1.) It enables
> > > consumers of Web data to describe provenance of data retrieved from the
> > > Web and of data derived from such Web data. 2.) It enables providers of
> > > Web data
> > > to publish provenance-related metadata about their data.
> > > Hence, instead of understanding the Provenance Vocabulary as a general
> > > purpose
> > > vocabulary for all kinds of provenance of all sorts of things, it
> should
> > > be understood as a domain specific (provenance) vocabulary for
> > > describing provenance of Web data.
> > >
> > > Recently (with the help of Daniel, thanks!) we tried to define a
> mapping
> > > between our vocabulary and PROV-O. From this exercise we learned that
> > > all
> > > general classes and properties of our vocabulary map very well to
> > > classes
> > > and
> > > properties in PROV-O. As a consequence, we decided to remove our
> general
> > > classes and properties and to use PROV-O instead (as some kind of upper
> > > ontology). Hence, now our Web data specific classes and properties are
> > > domain
> > > specific extensions of PROV-O classes and properties.
> > >
> > > The recent version of the Provenance Vocabulary Core Ontology can be
> > > found at
> > > the usual address. That is,
> > >
> > >  http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns.html
> > >
> > > for the human-readable specification, which also includes the full
> > > ontology embedded via RDFa. An RDF/XML serialization of the ontology
> > > (extracted from>
> > > the RDFa) is here:
> > >  http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns.rdf
> > >
> > > If you want to get a rough idea of what we replaced in the process of
> > > making
> > > our vocabulary an extension of PROV-O, you may compare the current
> > > overview diagram [2] to the diagram [3] for the previous version.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Olaf
> > >
> > >
> > > [1] http://purl.org/net/provenance/
> > > [2]
> > >
> > >
> http://sf.net/apps/mediawiki/trdf/nfs/project/t/tr/trdf/6/6c/ProvenanceV
> > > ocabularyOverview-0.6.png [3]
> > >
> > >
> http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/trdf/nfs/project/t/tr/trdf/7/7a/Pr
> > > ovenanceVocabularyOverview.png
>
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