[tdwg-content] practical details of recording a determination What is an Occurrence?

Cam Webb cwebb at oeb.harvard.edu
Wed Oct 27 08:40:03 CEST 2010

Hi Hilmar,

>> I agree with this, but this must surely be a generic issue within the whole 
>> OBO/organismal annotation world - often a phenotype must be recorded for c, 
>> which is part_of c', without having considered every instance of C.
> In the EQ model, the phenotype is recorded as some quality Q that inheres in 
> some entity E. E may be a composition (OWL intersection), for example E that 
> is part_of some E' (e.g., the process that is part_of the urohyal bone): some 
> quality Q that inheres in some (E and part_of some E'). There is no need to 
> consider every E: the statement asserts that there is some instance of E that 
> is also part_of some instance of E' and in which some instance of Q inheres.

Could you suggest how to specify in RDF, using EQ terms, how I'd say ``the 
subset that represents a majority of instances of all fruits that are 
part_of Individual X''  I'm having trouble with this one! Thanks.


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