Semantic knowledge base
About reference data
Reference data, such as code lists and authority tables, means data that are used to characterise or relate to other data. Such a controlled vocabulary defines the permissible values to be used in a specific field for example as metadata. Reference data vocabularies are fundamental building blocks of most information systems. Using common interoperable reference data is essential for achieving interoperability.
Identifiers and how to use more than one 06 October 2022
Terms used in our reference data catalogue 01 September 2022
useContext property and how to use it 18 May 2022
Labels and data models, why and how to use them 05 May 2022
Dissemination formats 24 January 2022
About the use of Authority tables 30 November 2021
Federated queries 24 October 2021
Dissemination formats 57020 Views
useContext property and how to use it 55465 Views
Terms used in our reference data catalogue 55231 Views
Federated queries 55074 Views
About the use of Authority tables 53190 Views
Labels and data models, why and how to use them 52490 Views
Identifiers and how to use more than one 50443 Views
Our reference data catalogue contains more than 150 datasets spanning from simple code lists to taxonomies, schemas and ontologies. Each specific type has its own specificities and usage needs....
Reference data is about using common resources. It brings economy of scale and it makes the exchange of data easier between systems. This is important in terms of efficiency but it might present...