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Re: FYI prov in openannotation

From: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2012 23:11:29 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJCyKRpHOyJoe11h8Kx7hW3k+DZQEHBw92PuoQZJA9ZSWjLF4A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Cc: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Hi Tim

So they are changing that as far as I understand. By Generating they really
mean serializing. There's the process of actually annotating and then the
annotation system serializing the annotation.

cheers
Paul


On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 10:53 PM, Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu> wrote:

>  Paul,
>
>  I'm asking you in case you're more familiar with their work (since,
> you've talked to them…)
>
>  [from the hip]
>
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-openannotation/2012Oct/0001.html
>
>  has a subclass of Activity called "Generating".
>
>  That seems a bit odd. Wouldn't "Annotating" be a slightly more natural
> name? I see "Annotating" at the bottom, but not sure how it differs from
> "Generating"...
>
>  -Tim
>
>   On Nov 8, 2012, at 10:42 PM, Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl> wrote:
>
> good news...
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 4:00 PM
> Subject: NEW DRAFT: Provenance
> To: public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>
> Cc: "Groth, P.T." <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
>
>
> Dear all,
> As a result of the discussions on the mailing list, we confirm the
> renaming of the following properties:
> - generatedBy to serializedBy
> - generatedAt to serializedAt
> It is common belief that these better represent the original purpose
> without generating confusion (i.e. algorithms can “generate” annotations as
> well).
>
> Also, following on from the past emails and a fruitful in-person
> discussion with Paul Groth (co-chair of the Provenance Working Group) and
> Stian Soiland-Reyes, it seems reasonable to provide a simplified mapping to
> the PROV model. The direct mapping will consist of three simple
> subproperties:
> - oa:generatedBy subproperty of prov:wasAttributedTo
> - oa:annotatedBy subproperty of prov:wasAttributedTo
> - oa:equivalentTo subproperty of prov:alternate
>
> The date/times are intentionally not represented above.  In order to do so
> with PROV, it is necessary to adopt a more complicated approach similar of
> what has been depicted in the figure attached to a previous email
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-openannotation/2012Oct/0001.html
> .
> These aspects will be listed probably in the Appendix of  the new specs.
>
> Best,
> Paolo & Rob
>
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  Artificial Intelligence Section | Department of Computer Science
- The Network Institute
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