Draft for a "minimal dataset semantics"

Dear all,

Based on the recent discussions on dataset semantics, which seemed to be 
rather fruitful, I made a first attempt to write down the latest ideas, 
as David suggested me to do, in order to have a basis for discussion in 
our telecon.


I've put a short informal introduction as well as the model-theoretic 

I also recorded issues that may have to be solved and can affect the 

This draft, at the moment, does not refer to the use cases. It only 
describes the semantics itself. It will be improved.

Antoine Zimmermann
ISCOD / LSTI - Institut Henri Fayol
École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne
158 cours Fauriel
42023 Saint-Étienne Cedex 2
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Received on Wednesday, 5 September 2012 14:57:02 UTC