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Successful PROV Tutorial at EDBT

On March 20th, 2013 members of the  Provenance Working Group gave a tutorial on the  PROV family of specifications at the EDBT conference in Genova, Italy. EDBT (“Extending Database Technology”) is widely regarded as one of the prime venues in Europe for dissemination of data management research. The idea behind the tutorial was to provide a “database-centric” […]
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Dublin Core to PROV mapping

The W3C Provenance Working Group has  released a set of documents to define a framework for interchanging and representing provenance on the Web. One of these documents is the Dublin Core to PROV mapping, which describes a partial mapping from Dublin Core Terms to the PROV-O OWL2 ontology. But why do we need a mapping between Dublin Core and PROV? […]
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PROV – A Framework for Provenance Interchange

Last week, the W3C Provenance Working group released 13 documents simultaneously that together define a framework for interchanging provenance on the Web. We are really excited about this release as it a complete, full and stable definition of PROV and includes 4 Proposed Recommendations. While 13 documents is a lot, this is because we have […]
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A Major Release of PROV

The W3C Provenance Working Group is happy to announce a new release of the PROV Family of Documents, which provides a framework for interchanging provenance on the Web. This family includes 4 Candidate Recommendations that define the core of PROV along with several supporting documents some of which are first public working drafts. The PROV-Overview […]
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Provenance 4th Face-to-Face Working Group Meeting

After an intense and fun week at the International Semantic Web Conference, I wanted to bring you up to date with the fourth face-to-face meeting of the Provenance Working Group. The meeting was held the two days before the start of ISWC and hosted by the W3C in their offices. We had 12 in-person participants […]
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The PROV-O provenance ontology – Last Call

The W3C Provenance Working Group has published, and is seeking public feedback on, the Last Call Working Draft of the PROV Ontology (PROV-O). PROV-O is a normative serialization of PROV Data Model. It provides a set of classes, properties, and restrictions that can be used to represent and interchange provenance information using the OWL2 Web […]
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Report: Provenance Working Group 3rd Face-to-Face Meeting

Last week, the Provenance Working Group had its third F2F meeting in Santa Barbara, CA. Our last meeting was February and we’ve made extensive progress since then. In May, we released a synchronous release of the core documents that make up PROV. After that the group, continued to polish the documents in order to progress […]
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PROV Tutorial

At last week’s International Provenance and Annotation Workshop, the Provenance Working Group gave a tutorial on the PROV family of specifications. This is the first time we’ve given a comprehensive overview of the specs. The 3 hour tutorial was well attended with 28 participants from industry, academia and government. There was great interactivity – lots […]
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