Subscribe to updates

ISO/IEC 11179-5:1995

Information technology -- Specification and standardization of data elements -- Part 5: Naming and identification principles for data elements

This standard has been revised by: ISO/IEC 11179-5:2005

Note: The electronic version of this International Standard can be downloaded from the ISO/IEC Information Technology Task Force (ITTF) web site



Provides rules and guidelines for naming and identification of data elements and describes the components and structure of data element identification. It defines the identifying attributes, describes the relationship of the attributes to each other and includes principles by which naming conventions can be developed.


Preview and follow ISO/IEC 11179-5:1995 on our Online Browsing Platform


Contact customer services

Send your enquiry by email
or call us on +41 22 749 08 88
09:00 – 12:30, 14:00 – 17:00 (UTC+1).

Related standards

Standards in the same category (35.040)
Standards from the same committee