update to alternate/specialization
authorLuc Moreau <l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 22:36:42 +0100
changeset 200721b96bf05727
parent 2006 9b934b83617c
child 2008 e553777c5663
child 2010 95805e9e13a4
update to alternate/specialization
model/working-copy/wd5-prov-dm-alternate.html
     1.1 --- a/model/working-copy/wd5-prov-dm-alternate.html	Mon Mar 26 22:21:37 2012 +0100
     1.2 +++ b/model/working-copy/wd5-prov-dm-alternate.html	Mon Mar 26 22:36:42 2012 +0100
     1.3 @@ -251,7 +251,7 @@
     1.4  <p>
     1.5  To allow for identifiers to be chosen freely and independently by each  user, the PROV data model introduces relations
     1.6  that allow entities  to be linked together.
     1.7 -The following two relations are introduced for expressing alternative or specialized entities. </p>
     1.8 +The following two relations are introduced for expressing  specialized or alternate entities. </p>
     1.9  
    1.10  
    1.11  <section id="term-specialization">
    1.12 @@ -261,8 +261,10 @@
    1.13  
    1.14  <span class="glossary" id="glossary-specialization">  
    1.15  An entity is a <dfn id="concept-alternate">specialization</dfn> of another if they both refer to some common thing
    1.16 -but the former is a more constrained entity than the former. 
    1.17 -</span> Examples of constraints  include: a time period, abstraction, and context associated with the entity.
    1.18 +but the former is a more constrained entity than the former. The common entity does not need to be identified.
    1.19 +</span> 
    1.20 +Examples of constraints  include a time period, an abstraction, and a context associated with the entity.
    1.21 +
    1.22  
    1.23  
    1.24  
    1.25 @@ -304,6 +306,7 @@
    1.26  
    1.27  <span class="glossary" id="glossary-alternate">  
    1.28  An entity is <dfn id="concept-alternate">alternate</dfn> of another if they are both a specialization of some common entity.
    1.29 +The common entity does not need to be identified.
    1.30  </span>
    1.31  
    1.32  
    1.33 @@ -324,8 +327,8 @@
    1.34   <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/mobile/world-asia-17507976">bbc:news/mobile/world-asia-17507976</a> for mobile devices.</p>
    1.35  <pre class="codeexample">
    1.36  entity(bbc:news/world-asia-17507976, [ prov:type="a news item"])
    1.37 -entity(bbc:news/mobile/world-asia-17507976, [ prov:type="a news iterm"])
    1.38 -alternateOf(bbc:news/world-asia-17507976, bbc:news/world-asia-17507976)
    1.39 +entity(bbc:news/mobile/world-asia-17507976, [ prov:type="a news item"])
    1.40 +alternateOf(bbc:news/world-asia-17507976, bbc:news/mobile/world-asia-17507976)
    1.41  </pre>
    1.42  <p>They are both specialization of an (unspecified) entity. </p>
    1.43  </div>