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Name and version: Corporate Metadata Repository Model

Alternative name: CMR

Valid: From 1998

Description: This is a statistical metadata model that integrates a develpomental version of edition 2 of ISO/IEC 11179 and a business data model derivable from the Generic Statistical Business Process Model.  It includes the constructs necessary for a registry.  Forms of this model are in use at the US Census Bureau at Statistics Canada.

Intended use: The model is a framework for managing all the statistical metadata of a statistical office.  It accounts for survey, census, administrative, and derived data; and it accounts for the entire survey life-cycle.

Maintenance organization: It is no longer being maintained.

ISO Standard Number: Not applicable

References: See http://www.unece.org/stats/documents/1998/02/metis/11.e.pdf for overview paper on the subject.  See also Gillman, D. W. "Corporate Metadata Repository (CMR) Model", Invited Paper, University of Edinburgh -Proceedings of First MetaNet Conference, Voorburg,Netherlands, 2001.

Relationships to other standards:   Concept Map

ISO/IEC 11179 and Generic Statistical Business Process Model

Language: English

Description last updated / validated: 28 September 2009

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