A Templating System to Generate Provenance

Abstract: PROV-Template is a declarative approach that enables designers and programmers to design and generate provenance compatible with the PROV standard of the World Wide Web Consortium. Designers specify the topology of the provenance to be generated by composing templates, which Continue reading

Semantics and Provenance for Accountable Smart City Applications, The Role of Semantics in Smart Cities

Abstract: The recent media focus on Smart City services, particularly ride sharing, that provide ordinary users with the ability to advertise their resources has highlighted society’s need for transparent and accountable systems. Current systems offer little transparency behind their processes Continue reading

Incentive Engineering through Subgraph Matching – with Application to Task Allocation

This work was presented at HAIDM 2015. The 2015 workshop on Human-Agent Interaction Design and Models was co-organised by SmartSociety. Abstract: We use provenance graphs to solve a problem within incentive engineering: motivating humans to accept proposals generated by agents. Continue reading

A formal Account of the Open Provenance Model

Abstract: On the Web, where resources such as documents and data are published, shared, transformed, and republished, provenance is a crucial piece of metadata that would allow users to place their trust in the resources they access. The Open Provenance Continue reading

Aggregation by Provenance Types: A Technique for Summarising Provenance Graphs

Abstract: As users become confronted with a deluge of provenance data, dedicated techniques are required to make sense of this kind of information. We present Aggregation by Provenance Types, a provenance graph analysis that is capable of generating provenance graph Continue reading