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A class with identifier http://rds.posccaesar.org/ontology/lis14/rdl/Dependent

MetadataThis section provides information about 'Dependent' itself.

Source ontologyIndustrial Data Ontology
adapted fromobo:BFO_0000020
is primitivetrue
natural language definitionAn entity that is an inherent quality or realizable potential of an object.
primitive rationaleTo provide necessary and sufficient conditions is beyond scope of IDO. Note that the BFO analogue, 'specifically dependent continuant', is defined in terms of the primitive relation 'specifically depends on' (s-depends on), which is not included in IDO.
CommentThere is no direct analogue to 'dependent' entities in ISO 15926-2:2003. However, ISO 15926-2:2003 'property' and 'functional_physical_object' largely serve the same purpose as, respectively, 'quality' and 'potential'.
The class Dependent is closely related to "specifically dependent continuant" in BFO (BFO_0000020).
See alsoISO 15926-2:2003 'property', 'functional_physical_object'
alternative labelDependent Entity
ExampleThe colour of a surface, the temperature of a medium, the storage-space role of a room.
The colour of a surface, the temperature of a medium, a technical contact role.
scope noteAny 'object' will be the bearer of various 'dependent' entities, but any 'temporal' entity has only an indirect relationship to 'dependent's. This is in line with BFO, but also a common source of confusion. A common need is to relate a measure based on a 'physical quantity' to an 'activity', like average speed to a transport activity; this may not be implemented as an "average speed" dependent entity of the transport. For a suitable representation pattern, see the class 'activity profile' and related resources.

ConstraintsThis section lists constraints that members of 'Dependent' shall satisfy.

ContextThis section provides super- and subtypes as well as members of 'Dependent'.