Definition: Observation register

UN metadata terminology

Register established at some stage of execution of a statistical survey and serving either as a basis for aggregation and estimation procedures producing the immediate statistical results of the survey, or for storing the input object data for potential future reuse.
Source:
Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), "Terminology on Statistical Metadata", Conference of European Statisticians Statistical Standards and Studies, No. 53, Geneva, 2000
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