Management of terminological information

The terminological record

A terminological record is a group of data element instances that are related to each other. The structure of the record shall ensure that all terminological information, including changes in meaning, context-dependent use, neologisms etc. can be recorded adequately.

Other standards such as TBX help define a suitable structure. See metamodel diagram.

Data categories for terminological information

Each type of information should be represented in an individual data category. Unlike humans, computers cannot easily deduce what type of information it is just from the content.

Other standards such as TBX help define a suitable pick list of data categories.

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