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Re: PROV-ISSUE-160 (TLebo): Redundant terminology in new wasDerivedFrom classification scheme [Data Model]

From: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 08:14:15 +0000
Message-ID: <4ECB59D7.7040400@ncl.ac.uk>
To: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Tim

the whole section needs more work IMO

-Paolo


On 11/21/11 7:26 PM, Timothy Lebo wrote:
> Paolo/Luc,
>
> perhaps "single activity" could replace the term "first-degree"
> and
> "multiple activity" could replace the term "degree-n"?
>
>
>
> I still don't see the distinction between "precise" and "imprecise".
> Is this trying to express an amount of elaboration?
>
> -Tim
>
>
> On Nov 21, 2011, at 2:15 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>
>> PROV-ISSUE-160 (TLebo): Redundant terminology in new wasDerivedFrom classification scheme [Data Model]
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/160
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>> Raised by: Timothy Lebo
>> On product: Data Model
>>
>> [1] introduces a new classification scheme for wasDerivedFrom using two characteristics:
>>
>> 1) the number of activities that lead to a derivation
>> 2) a level of "precision" i.e., the amount of description provided.
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>>
>> A) I propose to reduce the amount of redundant terms used to define derivation, so that the definitions may be clearer.
>>
>> choose one: imprecise XOR lax
>> choose one: precise XOR exact
>> choose one: number of activities XOR degree
>>
>>
>> B) The previous versions' use of "Qualified" was a natural way to distinguish the simple descriptions from their more elaborate forms. Why did that seem to go away?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Tim
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>>
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>> [1] http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/308f9e30cc7e/model/ProvenanceModel.html#Derivation-Relation
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