[open-bibliography] Call for Comments: Mapping from Dublin Core to W3C PROV ontology

DCMI Announce announce at dublincore.net
Sun Mar 17 00:15:42 UTC 2013

The DCMI Metadata Provenance Task Group [1] is collaborating with the W3C
Provenance Working Group [2] on a mapping from Dublin Core terms to the PROV
provenance ontology [3], currently a W3C Proposed Recommendation.  More
precisely, the document describes a partial mapping from DCMI Metadata Terms
[4] to the PROV-O OWL2 ontology [5] -- a set of classes and properties
for representing and interchanging information about provenance. Numerous
in the DCMI vocabulary provide information about the provenance of a
Translating these terms into PROV relates this information explicitly to the
W3C provenance model.

The mapping is currently a W3C Working Draft. The final state of the
will be that of a W3C Note, to be published as part of a suite of documents
support of a W3C Recommendation for provenance interchange [6].

DCMI would like to point to the W3C Note as a DCMI Recommended Resource and
therefore encourages the Dublin Core community to provide feedback and take
part in the finalization of the mapping.

The deadline for all comments is 7 April 2013.  We recommend that comments
provided directly to the public W3C list for comments:
public-prov-comments at w3.org [7], ideally with a Cc: to DCMI's dc-provenance
list [8].  Comments sent only to the dc-provenance list will be summarized
the W3C list and addressed, and discussions on the W3C list will be
back on the dc-provenance list when appropriate.

Stuart Sutton, Managing Director, DCMI

[1] http://dublincore.org/groups/provenance/
[2] http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/Main_Page
[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-prov-dc-20130312/
[4] http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-terms/
[5] http://www.w3.org/TR/prov-o/
[6] http://www.w3.org/TR/prov-overview/
[7] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-prov-comments/
[8] https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=dc-provenance
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