PhysicalSegment

Package: 
Version: 
1
Is Abstract: 
no
Is Pattern: 
no
Definition: 

A physical segment of a DataStore.

Explanatory Notes: 

Segments are described on the physical representations (DataStore) of some LogicalResouce. Physical segments in different DataStores may correspond to the same LogicalSegment.

Example: 
A paragraph of a document, the whole document, a 10 second slice of an audio file.
Property: 
Relationship: 
NameTarget ObjectDescriptionSource cardinalityTarget cardinalityRelationship type
locationSpecification
Connects a PhysicalSegment to one of the types of descriptions of the location of that segment
1..1
0..n
Neither
resultsFrom
The delineation of a PhysicalSegment results from one or more steps in some process. A process could produce several segments.
1..n
0..n
Neither
describedBy
Links a PhyscialSegment to a piece of metadata. A text segment might have links to several codes (or none). Each code might apply to several segments. The link is made to the PhysicalSegment because it might be specific to that encoding of a Logical segment. It might also be applicable to the logical segment.
0..n
0..n
Neither
encodes
A PhysicalSegment is a physical representation of a LogicalSegment. Multiple PhysicalSegments might encode the same LogicalSegment
1..n
1..1
Neither
relatesTo
A PhysicalSegment is defined on some part of a DataStore which encodes a LogicalResource. It is specific to a physical representation of the LogicalResource.
0..n
0..1
Neither
realizes
Class can play the role of Member in a Collection
0..n
0..1
Neither

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Is extendable: 
Is property: 
0
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