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COMPUTER RECORD

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Definition:
Computer-readable collection of related data pertaining to a single topical item and treated as a unit. Example: a single toponym and its related data, such as coordinates, date of ratification and origins.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Terms for the Standardization of Geographical Names, United Nations Group of Experts on Geographic Names, United Nations, New York, 2002.

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/geoinfo/ungegn/docs/glossary.pdf

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Monday, February 17, 2003

Last updated on Friday, April 12, 2013