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Re: [ExternalEmail] Re: ISSUE-2 (All processes are systems): All processes are systems [sensor ontology - http://mmisw.org/orr/#http://www.w3.org/2009/SSN-XG/Ontologies/SensorBasis.owl - 09.12.15 ]

From: Michael Compton <Michael.Compton@csiro.au>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 10:36:24 +1100
CC: "fano.ramparany@orange-ftgroup.com" <fano.ramparany@orange-ftgroup.com>, "public-xg-ssn@w3.org" <public-xg-ssn@w3.org>
Message-ID: <57A35A0E-9658-434C-AAEE-1ED63CCDF80D@csiro.au>
To: Michael Compton <Michael.Compton@csiro.au>
Ah, as pointed out by Kerry, I didn't read your email correctly.

Yes siblings!

Sorry
Michael




On 01/02/2010, at 15:09 , Michael Compton wrote:

> Hi Fano,
>
> Thanks for the comments - sorry for not addressing this sooner  
> (holidays).
>
> It seems that actuators could be added to the ontology, though are  
> they sub concepts of sensor?  I don't really know anything about  
> their modelling, but I would have expected perhaps actuation to be a  
> process and actingdevice to be a device, but I don't understand why  
> they should be sub concepts of the sensing concepts.  Maybe an  
> actingdevice is a device that might have sensors attached to it, and  
> so sometimes it is both a sensing device and an actingdevice, but  
> aren't there also things that are just actuators, where the sensing  
> and decision making are made elsewhere and the device only does some  
> movement or turns something on?
>
> In any case, the two concepts should be related closely enough that  
> a system (or device) could be described that contains both.
>
> Please explain further how we can describe actuators (and how this  
> fits in with the other working group you are involved in) in the  
> ontology.
>
> Michael
>
>
>
>
>
> On 19/01/2010, at 20:25 , fano.ramparany@orange-ftgroup.com wrote:
>
>> I agree with the ontology. I would suggest the addition of the  
>> concepts (classes) actuator (as sibling of sensor), actingdevice  
>> (as sibling of sensingdevice) and configuration parameter (as  
>> sibling of input and output, or as a subclass of input)
>>
>> Fano
>>
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