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New version of the ontology uploaded including alignement with DUL

From: <Laurent.Lefort@csiro.au>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 20:35:53 +1000
To: <public-xg-ssn@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B484B32EAEABE14AA5409575229CECF30127F496FB39@EXNSW-MBX05.nexus.csiro.au>

I have just uploaded the new version Michael gave me with the DOLCE alignment almost completed: 

It is accessible from the page I used to upload the file: 

or as http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/images/3/36/Ssn.xml 

The documentation page served by the permanent URL has also been updated: see http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN 
And I have completed it with an extra page to provide a documentation of the DUL classes we reuse in the same format. See http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/DUL_ssn 

Michael will send the details of the changes but here is the list of the changes that I'm aware of:

- lots of new links (sub-class and sub-property) to DOLCE classes and property 

- lots of new rdfs:comment and dc:source annotations (to get on a consistent set of definitions) 

- New Simulus class http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN#Stimulus !

(An Event in the real world that 'triggers' the sensor. The properties associated to the stimulus may be different to eventual observed property. It is the event, not the object that triggers the sensor)

- isProperty of: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN#isPropertyOf 
(the inverse of hasProperty) 

- implemented by http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN#implementedBy inverse of implements 

- hasValue: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN#hasValue (linking SensorOutput and ObservationValue)  

- ObservationValue http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN#ObservationValue has replaced ValueThing

- is produced by http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN#isProducedBy 

- some classes and properties renamed (ending by SSN or SSNX) to avoid name condlicts with DUL 

- some classes to become deprecated e.g. EventSSN (replaced by Event from DUL)

- has Operating property instead of has operating condition and has Survival Property instead of has Survival Condition (thanks to Andriy for suggesting this change).


- check that the labels of the classes which have changed have also been updated
- complete the rdfs:comment and dc:source annotations (and display the dc:source annotation in the generated documentation) 
- change the module in which is Produced by is listed (typo) and probably a few others ... comments welcome!
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