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Re: PROV-ISSUE-51 (asserter-def): Asserter needs to be defined with respect to a provenance container/account [Conceptual Model]

From: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 13:14:18 +0100
Message-ID: <4E37EA1A.2060604@ncl.ac.uk>
To: Satya Sahoo <satya.sahoo@case.edu>
CC: "public-prov-wg@w3.org" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
I guess the question is, whether in PIL (?) we need to describe a meta-model explicitly. To me that's important because attribution 
of assertions is bound to matter for any app that needs to assess trust in provenance assertions.


On 7/28/11 7:25 PM, Satya Sahoo wrote:
> Hi,
> I agree with Luc that asserter is a sub type of Agent concept and partially with Paolo that asserter is outside of PIL.
> If we introduce a concept for asserter, we may need a concept for an observer, a verifying/validating entity etc.? Maybe we should 
> leave it for the users/adopters of the provenance model to define these specialized entities.
> Thanks.
> Best,
> Satya
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