Link dataset to provenance information

dct:creator, dct:publisher etc are special cases, which require guidance, further roles may be defined in provenance or other richer models. The requirement is to establish an extensible mechanism, and for profiles to specify canonical equivalents for the special case properties of dcat:Dataset

RDA Group: 
Provenance Patterns WG
Contributor: 
Nicholas Car
Actors: 
metadta creators
Goal: 
Provide a way to link to structured information about the provenance of a dataset
Summary: 
Provide a way to link to structured information about the provenance of a dataset including: the input data used to create a dataset to the dataset; the software used to produce the dataset to the dataset; an extensible model different types of agent roles; and funders.
Preconditions: 
an RDF metadata model is used
Steps: 
dataset metadata is recorded according to an RDF schema
structured provenance information is recorded and presented online
links to the provenance information are added to the dataset metadata

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