Moreau, Luc, Clifford, Ben, Freire, Juliana, Futrelle, Joe, Gil, Yolanda, Groth, Paul, Kwasnikowska, Natalia, Miles, Simon, Missier, Paolo, Myers, Jim, Plale, Beth, Simmhan, Yogesh, Stephan, Eric and Van den Bussche, Jan
The Open Provenance Model core specification (v1.1)
Future Generation Computer Systems, 27, (6), . (doi:10.1016/j.future.2010.07.005).
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The Open Provenance Model is a model of provenance that is designed to meet the following requirements: (1) To allow provenance information to be exchanged between systems, by means of a compatibility layer based on a shared provenance model. (2) To allow developers to build and share tools that operate on such a provenance model. (3) To define provenance in a precise, technology-agnostic manner. (4) To support a digital representation of provenance for any 'thing', whether produced by computer systems or not. (5) To allow multiple levels of description to coexist. (6) To define a core set of rules that identify the valid inferences that can be made on provenance representation. This document contains the specification of the Open Provenance Model (v1.1) resulting from a community-effort to achieve inter-operability in the Provenance Challenge series.
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