PROV-O: The PROV Ontology

Timothy Lebo, Satya Sahoo, Deborah McGuinness, Khalid Belhajjame, James Cheney, David Corsar, Daniel Garijo, Stian Soiland-Reyes, Stephan Zednik, Jun Zhao

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    The PROV Ontology (PROV-O) expresses the PROV Data Model using the OWL2 Web Ontology Language. It provides a set of classes, properties, and restrictions that can be used to represent and interchange provenance information generated in different systems and under different contexts. It can also be specialized to create new classes and properties to model provenance information for different applications and domains.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of Publication
    PublisherWorld Wide Web Consortium
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2013

    Publication series

    NameW3C Recommendation


    • PROV
    • PROV-O
    • W3C
    • Linked Data
    • provenance
    • ontology


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