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Re: Changes to prov:Dictionary

From: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:49:21 +0100
Message-ID: <EMEW3|50e65c6f1e094da057c77a12d54e2933o55EnP08L.Moreau|ecs.soton.ac.uk|4FCF5FE1.4020204@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
To: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
CC: "public-prov-wg@w3.org WG" <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
Hi Tim,

It's specifically your last point. Being to express whether membership 
was complete
was a request from Stian and Paolo I believe.

Luc

On 06/06/2012 02:31 PM, Timothy Lebo wrote:
> Luc,
>
> On Jun 6, 2012, at 12:48 AM, Luc Moreau wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 5 Jun 2012, at 23:18, "Timothy Lebo" <lebot@rpi.edu 
>> <mailto:lebot@rpi.edu>> wrote:
>>
>>> prov-wg (and prov-dm editors),
>>>
>>> I've reviewed all of the materials (that I can find) regarding 
>>> collective concerns about prov:Dictionary, and
>>> have committed changes to the latest PROV-O owl and html to address 
>>> those concerns:
>>>
>>> * https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/ontology/Overview.html
>>> * 
>>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/ontology/ProvenanceOntology.owl
>>>
>>> The changes are summarized here:
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/index.php?title=Eg-34-us-supreme-court-membership&oldid=7905#PROV-O_changes_made.2C_inspired_by_this_example 
>>> <http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/index.php?title=Eg-34-us-supreme-court-membership&oldid=7905#PROV-O_changes_made.2C_inspired_by_this_example>
>>>
>>> and repeated here:
>>>
>>>     *  Added class prov:Collection, as subclass of Entity
>>>     * Added property prov:hadMember domain prov:Collection range
>>>       prov:Entity.
>>>           o This supports both generic "simple set" prov:Collection
>>>             and prov:Dictionary.
>>>     * Made KeyValuePair a subclass of Entity
>>>           o this follows from Set Collection |:c
>>>             prov:hadMember :my_member| and the definition of
>>>             Collection "A collection is an entity that has some
>>>             members. The members are themselves entities").
>>>     * Renamed prov:membership to prov:qualifiedMembership to follow
>>>       qualification pattern naming.
>>>     * prov:Membership became subclass of prov:EntityInvolvement
>>>       (though, it could become subclass of
>>>       prov:KeyValuePairInvolvement, itself a subclass of
>>>       prov:EntityInvolvement. But we'll try to simplify and reuse
>>>       prov:entity)
>>>     * prov:member renamed to prov:pair and became a subproperty of
>>>       prov:involvee
>>>     * Added property chain (qualifiedMembership o prov:pair)
>>>       rdfs:subClassOf prov:hadMember
>>>     * Added prov:removed domain prov:Removal range prov:KeyValuePair
>>>     * Removed prov:CompleteDictionary from DM and PROV-O.
>>>
>> Why?
>> Luc
>
>
> What in particular would you like to discuss.
> As I said, this reflects a response to many concerns that have been 
> raised by many people in many forms.
> In an effort to maintain focus and to make progress, I recommend that 
> these points, the latest prov-dm, and the latest prov-o update serve 
> as the basis for these discussions.
>
> -Tim
>
>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> You'll notice the prov-o modeling of Dictionaries is not consistent 
>>> with latest prov-dm.
>>>
>>> The prov-o team would like to ask the prov-dm editors to reconsider 
>>> how collections and dictionaries are defined, so that they reflect 
>>> the latest prov-o modeling of the PROV concepts.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Tim Lebo
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> cc tracker ISSUE-374 ISSUE-391
>

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