The Open Provenance Model: An Overview

  • Luc Moreau
  • Juliana Freire
  • Joe Futrelle
  • Robert E. McGrath
  • Jim Myers
  • Patrick Paulson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5272)


Provenance is well understood in the context of art or digital libaries, where it respectively refers to the documented history of an art object, or the documentation of processes in a digital object’s life cycle. Interest for provenance in the “e-science community” [12] is also growing, since provenance is perceived as a crucial component of workflow systems that can help scientists ensure reproducibility of their scientific analyses and processes [2,4].


Documented History Digital Representation Causal Dependency Causality Graph Data Provenance 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luc Moreau
    • 1
  • Juliana Freire
    • 2
  • Joe Futrelle
    • 3
  • Robert E. McGrath
    • 3
  • Jim Myers
    • 3
  • Patrick Paulson
    • 4
  1. 1.University of SouthamptonUK
  2. 2.University of UtahUSA
  3. 3.NCSAUSA
  4. 4.PNNLUSA

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