Statistics/OpenStat/Research projects/Documentation and evaluation standards of open statistical material

Quality standards of open statistical meta-datasets edit

Tranparency of the source edit

Every number has to be linked to its source. This can be accomplished by a abbreviation key like in literature references.

Cross Check edit

Every item of the metadataset has to be compared with its sources by different participants.

Creative Commons Compliance edit

We have to be sure that the data packaged into the meta-dataset is free of copyrights. The typical case of such data are numbers published by national state deprtements.

Evaluation / Commenting edit

Ideally we have to aquire additional knowledge about the production of the data used. Survey methods as well as a comment on the reliableness of the data. There can be a database containing relevant institutions and there used methods of getting data.