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Short Definition: An organized collection of research data in a computational format, defined by a theme or category that reflects what is being measured/observed/monitored.
Extended Definition: An organized collection of research data in a computational format, defined by a theme or category that reflects what is being measured/observed/monitored. The presentation of the dataset in the application is enabled through metadata. In machine-to-machine interactions, a research dataset is a compilation of data that constitutes a programmable data unit that has been collected and organised using one process. It has a single Data Owner, a single license, one set of semantics, ontologies, vocabularies, and has a single data format and internal data convention. A research dataset must include its version.
Related Terms: http://dictionary.casrai.org/Dataset_series
Term Lead: Lesley Wyborn