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Table 3 Provenance query operator input and output value

From: A unified framework for managing provenance information in translational research

Query Operator
Input Value Output Value Implementation Language
1. provenance ( ) Data entity (instance of Provenir data_collection class) Provenance of data entity SPARQL
2. provenance
_context ( )
Provenance of data entity (instances of Provenir data, agent, and process classes) Data entity(s) (satisfying the provenance constraints) SPARQL
3. provenance
_compare ( )
Provenance of two data entities (RDF files) True (if provenance of two data entities are equivalent), otherwise False SPARQL
4. provenance
_merge ( )
Two sets of provenance information (RDF files) Merged provenance information SPARQL