ISO/IEC 11179-5:1995

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

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.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1995-11
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32
    Data management and interchange
  • 35.040.50
    Automatic identification and data capture techniques

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