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Re: F2F Decision: Provenance

From: Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2012 08:57:28 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFPX2kCfxp66zxHtYdP96oaj9SWiNBAE2xcptcEedx-OuJ323g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Cc: public-openannotation@w3.org
After staring a the chart a little more I also agree that is confusing.

The current definition of 'oa:generatedBy' is: The object of the
relationship is the agent, likely software, responsible for generating the
serialization of the Annotation's graph

So, how about 'oa:serializedBy'?


On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 6:39 AM, Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I guess the lack of reaction means everyone agrees :-)
> I may have trouble the very idea of representing oa:Annotation as direct
> result of the generating, as opposed to the direct result of annotating.
> But I'll clearly need some more time to get my head around it.
> One trivial for now is replacing oa:generator with oa:generatedBy.
> This makes the property seem very close to prov:wasGeneratedBy, in a
> context where OA and PROV would be used together. While they are quite
> different in reality: range of oa:generatedBy would be agent, range of
> prov:wasGeneratedBy is prov:Activity.
> Antoine
>  This part of the discussion covered two primary topics related to
>> provenance and the W3C Provenance Ontology.
>> 1.  Can we replace oa:equivalent with something from the Prov work?
>> Decision:  Yes, prov:alternateOf is semantically identical to
>> oa:equivalent
>> Thus we'll simply replace all mentions of oa:equivalent in the
>> specification with prov:alternateOf
>> 2.  What is the relationship between the current (simple) provenance
>> information recorded for an annotation, and the Prov work?
>> Decisions:
>>   - Replace oa:generated with prov:generatedAt, as they are
>> semantically identical
>>   - Replace oa:generator with oa:generatedBy, and subclass of
>> prov:wasAttributedTo
>>   - Replace oa:annotated with oa:annotatedAt (to follow the generatedAt
>> pattern)
>>   - Replace oa:annotator with oa:annotatedBy
>>   - Include a diagram of the mapping in the specification
>> (Diagram attached)
>> Thanks,
>> Rob&  Paolo

Dr. Paolo Ciccarese
Biomedical Informatics Research & Development
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Assistant in Neuroscience at Mass General Hospital
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