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Re: Definition of role

From: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2012 19:46:16 +0300
Message-ID: <CAJCyKRrggDw8=L5ktu1MTeCGhixwhnUr-K8DBS_7VNf16WnH6w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Graham Klyne <graham.klyne@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Hi Graham,

Can you suggest an alternative english language definition? I know you
had wanted to proceed from a technical definition.... but I'm looking
for a mechansim to get consensus.

Thanks
Paul

On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 10:06 AM, Graham Klyne <graham.klyne@zoo.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 01/06/2012 18:01, Paul Groth wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> Trying to come to some route forward. If we can agree on the following
>> English definition, then we can set about finding good relation names:
>>
>> A role is the function of an entity, activity, or agent in the context
>> of a relation. The subject and object of relations may be given roles.
>
> -1
>
> I don't think the role necessarily relates to a distinguished component of the
> relation.  E.g consider delegation:  when agent A1 delegates role R to agent A2,
> the role R here is not specific to A1 or A2, but represents a transfer of
> responsibility between them.
>
> #g
> --
>
>>
>> On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Luc Moreau<L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>  wrote:
>>> tracker,
>>>
>>> This is ISSUE-384
>>>
>>



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Dr. Paul Groth (p.t.groth@vu.nl)
http://www.few.vu.nl/~pgroth/
Assistant Professor
Knowledge Representation & Reasoning Group
Artificial Intelligence Section
Department of Computer Science
VU University Amsterdam
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