The JISC funded CLOCK project did some thinking around cataloguing processes and tracking changes to statements and/or records - e.g.
Not solutions of course, but hopefully of interest
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On 28 Aug 2012, at 19:43, Simon Spero <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Aug 28, 2012, at 2:17 PM, Joe Hourcle wrote:
>> I seem to recall seeing a presentation a couple of years ago from someone in the intelligence community, where they'd keep all of their intelligence, but they stored RDF quads so they could track the source.
>> They'd then assign a confidence level to each source, so they could get an overall level of confidence on their inferences.
>> It's possible that it was in the context of provenance, but I'm getting bogged down in too many articles about people storing provenance information using RDF-triples (without actually tracking the provenance of the triple itself)
> Provenance is of great importance in the IC and related sectors.
> An good overview of the nature of evidential reasoning is David A Schum (1994;2001). Evidential Foundations of Probabilistic Reasoning. Wiley & Sons, 1994; Northwestern University Press, 2001 [Paperback edition].
> There are usually papers on provenance and associated semantics at the GMU Semantic Technology for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS). This years conference is 23 - 26 October 2012; see http://stids.c4i.gmu.edu/ for more details.