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DATA ELEMENT CONCEPT

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Definition:
A data element concept is a concept that can be represented in the form of a data element, described independently of any particular representation.

Context:
Data element concept administration record is the Administration record for a Data element concept.

Data element concept object class is the designation of an Object class for a Data element concept.

Object class qualifier is a qualifier of the Data element concept object class.

Data element concept property is the designation of a Property for a Data element concept.

Data element concept conceptual domain relationship is the relationship between a Data element concept and its Conceptual domain.

Data element concept expression is the relationship between a Data element and a Data element concept.

Data element concept relationship is the relationship among two or more Data element concepts.
(ISO/IEC International Standard 11179-3 "Information technology - Metadata registries-Part 3: Registry metamodel and basic attributes", February 2003).

Source Publication:
ISO/IEC FDIS 11179-1 "Information technology - Metadata registries - Part 1: Framework", March 2004.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Monday, November 05, 2001

Last updated on Friday, December 16, 2005