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DATA ELEMENT REGISTRY

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Definition:
A data element registry is an information resource kept by a registration authority that describes the meaning and representational form of data elements, including registration identifiers, definitions, names, value domains, metadata and administrative attributes, etc.

Source Publication:
ISO/IEC 11179, Part 3, Basic Attributes of Data Elements (draft).

Cross References:
Register - ISO

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Monday, November 05, 2001