Simple PRIDE Content Model

This document sets out a very simple content model for PRIDE, listing the primary entities and relationships that need to be considered in development of the PRIDE Directory and demonstrator.

Simple PRIDE Content Model

(Note: all relationships are shown as uni-directional in the diagram. In reality they are all bi-directional, with converse relationships going the other way. E.g., the converse of 'owns' is 'isOwnedBy'.)

The PRIDE demonstrator will enable people to obtain access to services and items. For resource discovery (in PRIDE), items will typically be treated as parts of larger collections - i.e. discovery will happen at the collection level, rather than at the item level. The diagram indicates that:

We can also state the following:

Maintained by: Andy Powell
Last updated: 20-May-1999