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Mapping attribution metadata to the Open Provenance Model

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Mapping attribution metadata to the Open Provenance Model
A description of a data item’s provenance can be provided in different forms, and which form is best depends on the intended use of that description. Because of this, different communities have made quite distinct underlying assumptions in their models for electronically representing provenance. Approaches deriving from the library and archiving communities emphasise agreed vocabulary by which resources can be described and, in particular, assert their attribution (who created the resource, who modified it, where it was stored etc.) The primary purpose here is to provide intuitive metadata by which users can search for and index resources. In comparison, models for representing the results of scientific workflows have been developed with the assumption that each event or piece of intermediary data in a process’ execution can and should be documented, to give a full account of the experiment undertaken. These occurrences are connected together by stating where one derived from...
Simon Miles
Added 14 May 2011
Updated 14 May 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where FGCS
Authors Simon Miles
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