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INFORMATION SYSTEM

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Definition:
A system which supports decision-making concerning some piece of reality, the object system by giving the decision makers access to information concerning relevant aspects of the object system and its environment.

Context:
A "statistical information system" is the information system oriented towards the collection, storage, transformation and distribution of statistical information.

Source Publication:
Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), "Terminology on Statistical Metadata", Conference of European Statisticians Statistical Standards and Studies, No. 53, Geneva, 2000.

Cross References:
Statistical information system

Hyperlink:
http://www.unece.org/stats/publications/53metadaterminology.pdf

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Monday, November 05, 2001

Last updated on Monday, December 19, 2005