What Are Relations?
- Relations are one of the most fundamental knowledge-resource archetypes
- Relations are probably the most common resource archetype.
- Relations are fundamental to logic and typically support association, aggregation, composition, relationship, and collaboration
- Relations cover a wide range, from simple associations to complex processes
- Relations are knowledge resources that qualify the relationship and influence that subject resources can exercise on object
- Relations typically have subject and object qualities, as well as relationship and entitlement qualifiers (e.g. qualities
- Relation resources aggregate other resources into more compound resources
- Relations define, qualify, and control resource relationships
- Relations define resource capabilities, rights, entitlement, and behavior
- Relations are resource archetypes characterized by their relational qualities (ex: subjects, objects, relation qualifiers)