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CONCEPTUAL DOMAIN

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Definition:
A set of valid value meanings.

Context:
The value meanings in a conceptual domain may either be enumerated or expressed via a description.

Enumerated conceptual domain is a conceptual domain that is specified by a list of all its value meanings.

Non-enumerated conceptual is a conceptual domain that is not specified by a list of all valid value meanings.

Non-enumerated conceptual domain description is a description or specification of a rule, reference, or range for a set of all Value Meanings for the Conceptual domain.

Conceptual domain relationship is a relationship among two or more Conceptual domains.

Conceptual domain relationship type description is a description of the type of relationship among two or more Conceptual domains.

Conceptual domain representation is a relationship between a Conceptual domain and a Value domain.

(ISO/IEC International Standard 11179-3 "Information technology - Metadata registries-Part 3: Registry metamodel and basic attributes", February 2003).

Source Publication:
ISO/IEC International Standard 11179-3 - Information technology - Metadata registries (MDR) - Part 3: Registry metamodel and basic attributes", February 2003.

Cross References:
Data model
Unit of measure

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Friday, December 16, 2005

Last updated on Tuesday, January 03, 2006