ISO/IEC 11179-1

Information technology - Metadata registries (MDR) - Part 1: Framework

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 15 December 2015
Status: active
Page Count: 32
ICS Code (Information coding): 35.040
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This part of ISO/IEC 11179 provides the means for understanding and associating the individual parts of ISO/IEC 11179 and is the foundation for a conceptual understanding of metadata and metadata registries.

This part of ISO/IEC 11179 is applicable to the formulation of data representations, concepts, meanings and relationships to be shared among people and machines, independent of the organization that produces the data. It is not applicable to the physical representation of data as bits and bytes at the machine level.

In this part of ISO/IEC 11179 (and all other parts), metadata refers to descriptions of data. It does not contain a general treatment of metadata.

Document History

ISO/IEC 11179-1
December 15, 2015
Information technology - Metadata registries (MDR) - Part 1: Framework
This part of ISO/IEC 11179 provides the means for understanding and associating the individual parts of ISO/IEC 11179 and is the foundation for a conceptual understanding of metadata and metadata...
September 15, 2004
Information technology Metadata registries (MDR) Part 1: Framework
ISO/IEC 11179 specifies the kind and quality of metadata necessary to describe data, and it specifies the management and administration of that metadata in a metadata registry (MDR). It applies to...
December 1, 1999
Information Technology - Specification and Standardization of Data Elements - Part 1: Framework for the Specification and Standardization of Data Elements
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