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The set of executed processes and the actual resources required as inputs and produced as outputs to acquire data about a given Population for a particular reference period. It includes the process and resources required to acquire data in a Statistical Program consisting of gathering data via one or more Data Channels in order to create or feed one or more Data Resources.
This object holds Statistical Activity information that relates specifically to data collection or acquisition. It inherits the relationships and attributes from the Statistical Activity type.
The specification of the resources required and processes used and description of relevant methodological information for a set of activities to collect data about a given Population.
This object holds Statistical Program Design information that relates specifically to data collection or acquisition. It inherits the relationships and attributes from the Statistical Program Design type. Related to Acquisition Design is Acquisition Activity, which holds the detailed information about the conduct of the Acquisition Activity for a single reference period, The Acquisition Design describes the methodology and design elements that are intended to apply across all Acquisition Activities until such time as a decision is made to alter the design.
A placeholder for extensions to the GSIM model.
GSIM does not seek to replicate or embed constructs from the administration of objects held in metadata registries, but includes this placeholder to allow for future extensions.
A Population used for the analysis, processing, or dissemination of statistical data.
Population determined by parameters of an analysis
object class, analytical population
A Unit that is defined for the analysis, processing, or dissemination of statistical data.
Object corresponding to an Analysis Population
analytical unit, unit of analysis
An activity to analyze quality or effectiveness and consider available options.
The Assessment is a generic class that regroups different types of more specific assessments. An example of Assessment is a SWOT assessment that identifies the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of a specified proposal. Another example is a Gap Analysis that formalizes the difference between the current situation and the state to reach due to certain requirements. An Assessment can use various objects as inputs, whether they are the main objects that the Assessment is about or auxiliary information objects that help the accomplishment of the assessment.
The role given to a Represented Variable in the context of a Data Structure. The role is to hold the pertinent information in addition to the identifiers and measures for a particular unit in a Data Set.
For example the publication status of an observation (e.g. provisional, final, revised), or information specific to the use of an Identifier in the context of a Data Set.