### Principles of Provenance (Dagstuhl Seminar 12091)

James Cheney, Anthony Finkelstein, Bertram Ludaescher & Stijn Vansummeren
This report documents the program and the outcomes of Dagstuhl Seminar 12091 Principles of Provenance''. The term provenance'' refers to information about the origin, context, derivation, ownership or history of some artifact. In both art and science, provenance information is crucial for establishing the value of a real-world artifact, guaranteeing for example that the artifact is an original work produced by an important artist, or that a stated scientific conclusion is reproducible. Since it is...