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Re: delegation definition

From: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 10:21:32 +0200
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To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
another +1

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 2:26 AM, Eric <ericphb@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1
>
> Sent from my Samsung smartphone on AT&T
>
> Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>>
>>All,
>>Today, we decided to replace the term Responsibility by Delegation.
>>Inspired by suggestions from Tim and Stephan, I drafted a definition:
>>
>>/Delegation is the assignment of authority to an agent (by itself or by
>>another agent) to carry out a specific activity as a delegate or
>>representative, while the agent that it represents remains responsible
>>for the outcome of the delegated work.
>>/
>>Thoughts?
>>
>>Cheers,
>>Luc
>>



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Artificial Intelligence Section
Department of Computer Science
VU University Amsterdam
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