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CONCEPTUAL DATA MODEL

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Definition:
A data model that represents an abstract view of the real world. A conceptual model represents the human understanding of a system.

Context:
A conceptual data model describes how relevant information is structured in the natural world. In other words, it is how the human mind is accustomed to thinking of the information.

Information Technology - Data Management and Interchange - Metadata Registries (MdR) - Part 3: Registry Metamodel (MdR3) - ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 N 0643, 1 May 2001.

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, July 29, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, January 03, 2006