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METADATA LAYER

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Definition:
A metadata layer is a layer in the reference model for standardisation in statistics used to denote the set of attributes related to statistical metainformation.

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:
Definition, structural
Metadata
Metadata content standard
Metadata registry
Metadata system, statistical
Metadata, statistical
Metadata, structural
Metainformation, statistical

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

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, January 30, 2004