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ACTIVE METAINFORMATION SYSTEM

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Definition:
An active metainformation system is physically integrated with the information system containing the data that the metadata in the metainformation system informs about.

Source Publication:
Guidelines for the Modelling of Statistical Data and Metadata, UNECE and UNSC, Conference of European Statisticians Methodological Material, 1995 – page 1.

Cross References:
Passive metainformation system

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, October 31, 2001