Statistics/OpenStat/Research projects/Documentation and evaluation standards of open statistical material
Quality standards of open statistical meta-datasets[edit | edit source]
Tranparency of the source[edit | edit source]
Every number has to be linked to its source. This can be accomplished by a abbreviation key like in literature references.
Cross Check[edit | edit source]
Every item of the metadataset has to be compared with its sources by different participants.
Creative Commons Compliance[edit | edit source]
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 | edit source]
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.