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Re: linking a symbol with a dataset

From: Vladimir Mironov <vladimir.n.mironov@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:33:56 +0100
Message-ID: <CAJkfscDK9Md9xr9KUrryYOYgZK1rOaE2Xn60VKfFp__t6nqDuA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>
Cc: w3c semweb hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

how about 'isAtomicPartOf'?


On 8 December 2014 at 18:04, Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>

> Hi all,
>   On the call today we discussed the issue [1] of linking a symbol in
> a triple (e.g. a subject, a predicate, *or* an object) to a dataset.
> The use case for this is twofold : to provide a direct link between
> data items and their datasets in a Linked Data manner, and to survey
> the use of data items across datasets. While we agreed that using a
> relation such as dc:isPartOf is fairly natural to link the triple
> itself to the dataset, it is much less clear for linking the
> components to the dataset. In Bio2RDF we used void:inDataset, but the
> domain of this relation is a foaf:Document, so it muddies the
> semantics by entailing a possible disjoint type with whatever the
> subject has been typed with (e.g. protein, disease, etc).
> We discussed the suitability of existing vocabularies, but none, to
> our knowledge, clearly fit the situation. For instance, can
> dc:isPartOf (http://purl.org/dc/terms/isPartOf) be used as a logical
> partition of the dataset with the data item? or is SIO's refers to
> (http://semanticscience.org/resource/refers-to) potential suitable, if
> not somewhat vague?
> We welcome your thoughts on the matter. Do you know of a suitable
> relation? Should we consider some new relation such as utilizes /
> is-utilized-in or is-data-item-in / has-data-item?
> Cheers!
> m.
> [1] https://github.com/joejimbo/HCLSDatasetDescriptions/issues/90
> Michel Dumontier
> Associate Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics), Stanford
> University
> Chair, W3C Semantic Web for Health Care and the Life Sciences Interest
> Group
> http://dumontierlab.com
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