Writers' First Review Draft:    (2V8V)

Term    (2VFL)

Data Object    (2VFM)

Origin/Source for Inclusion of the Term    (2VFN)

Data Reference Model http://colab.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?DataReferenceModel_09_2004/TheGlossary_DRM_VolIv1    (2VFO)

OMB Context Definition    (2VFP)

Reference/URL OMB Context Definition    (2VFQ)

Business Definition    (2VFR)

A piece of information.    (2VFS)

Reference/URL for Business Definition    (2VFT)

Original definition developed by Mark Cushman, Director, Intervise, Inc., mcushman@intervise.com, 240-417-8819, created on June 20, 2005.    (2VFU)

Technical Definition    (2VFV)

(1) Basic definition of the data element. (2) A set of ideas, abstractions, or things that can be identified with explicit business meaning, and whose properties and behavior follow the same rules    (2VFW)

Reference/URL Technical Definition    (2VFX)

(1) http://colab.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?DataReferenceModel_09_2004/TheGlossary_DRM_VolIv1#nid2K8J (see also: http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/egov/documents/fea-drm1.PDF , accessed on June 20, 2005.) (2) http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/egov/documents/fea-drm1.PDF, accessed on June 20, 2005.    (2VFY)

Context Definition 1    (2VFZ)

A data object is that portion of a data product that contains the actual data that is described in a data object definition within a data set.    (2VG0)

Reference/URL Context Definition 1    (2VG1)

pds.jpl.nasa.gov/documents/dpw/appc.html , accessed on June 20, 2005.    (2VG2)

Context Definition 2    (2VG3)

Anything that exists in storage and on which operations can be performed. Examples include files, programs, and arrays.    (2VG4)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 2    (2VG5)

www.lnf.infn.it/computing/doc/aixcxx/html/glossary/d.htm , accessed on June 20, 2005.    (2VG6)

Context Definition 3    (2VG7)

A datum of intrinsic or derived type or an array of such data. It may be a literal constant, a named data object, a target of a pointer, or it may be a sub-object.    (2VG8)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 3    (2VG9)

www.hpc.nw.ru/ENG/COURSES/fortgloss.html , accessed on June 20, 2005.    (2VGA)

Context Definition 4    (2VGB)

Reviewer Comment: Distinct pieces of information, usually formatted in a special way. It can exist in a variety of forms -- as numbers or text on pieces of paper, as bits and bytes stored in electronic memory, or as facts stored in a person's mind.    (2VGC)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 4    (2VGD)

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/d/data.html, accessed on July 20, 2005.    (2VGE)

See Also Related Terms    (2VGF)