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KEY STRUCTURE

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Definition:
A key structure is an ordered set of coded statistical concepts whose combination of values (dimension values) uniquely identifies each time series within a data set.

Source Publication:
European Central Bank (ECB), Bank for International Settlement (BIS), Eurostat, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), "GESMES/TS User Guide", Release 3.00, February, 2003; unpublished on paper + allinterview.com.

Cross References:
Dimension (dimensionality)
GESMES TS
Key (time series or sibling group)
Key family
Statistical concept

Hyperlink:
http://www.allinterview.com/showanswers/23678.html

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Thursday, January 29, 2004

Last updated on Friday, June 14, 2013