Re: PROV-ISSUE-29 (mutual-iVP-of): can two bobs be mutually "IVP of" each other [Conceptual Model]

On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Luc Moreau <> wrote:

>  Jim,
>  Ok, so
>  1. can you confirm that two alternates may not have any overlap in time?

Two copies of the same book, where copy A was destroyed before copy B was

>  2. Is alternate reflexive or not?  With time based definition it seems
> it is. With specialisation based definition it seems it may not be (depends
> whether any entity is always a specialisation of some entity)

I think that it's okay for alternate to be reflexive. The controversy was
whether or not specialization is.

Jim McCusker
Programmer Analyst
Krauthammer Lab, Pathology Informatics
Yale School of Medicine | (203) 785-6330

PhD Student
Tetherless World Constellation
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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