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{{Reference_Definition| Metadata (metacontent) is defined as data providing information about one or more aspects of the data, such as:
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{{Reference Definition|Metadata (metacontent) is defined as data providing information about one or more aspects of the data, such as:
  
    Means of creation of the data
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    Purpose of the data
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    Time and date of creation
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    Placement on a computer network where the data was created
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For example, a digital image may include metadata that describes how large the picture is, the color depth, the image resolution, when the image was created, and other data. A text document's metadata may contain information about how long the document is, who the author is, when the document was written, and a short summary of the document.
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Metadata is data. As such, metadata can be stored and managed in a database, often called a Metadata registry or Metadata repository.[1] However, it is impossible to identify metadata just by looking at it because a user would not know when data is metadata or just data.[2]| Wikipedia|Metadata}}
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{{Reference_definition|Within the CIMI clinical model repository, metadata will be recorded about each clinical information model, including the originating organisation, authors, date created/updated, requirements, purpose, use, misuse, versioning information, implementations and general comments. | MOH Holdings }}
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Latest revision as of 19:28, 28 November 2012


Definition: Data providing context, management, and other information about other data
Reference Definition: Metadata (metacontent) is defined as data providing information about one or more aspects of the data, such as:

  • Means of creation of the data
  • Purpose of the data
  • Time and date of creation
  • Creator or author of data
  • Placement on a computer network where the data was created
  • Standards used
  • The basic information of a piece of music (Wikipedia) - Metadata

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