StudyDesign

Package: 
Version: 
1
Is Abstract: 
no
Is Pattern: 
no
Definition: 

HOLDING OBJECT ONLY - Represents the Primary reference for the conduct of the study

Explanatory Notes: 

This is a holding object only. It represents a target object which will later be represented by various packages (eg. Sampling, Methodology, Weighting, etc.)

Example: 
Procedure to conduct CATI interviews
Synonyms: 
Protocol
Property: 
Relationship: 
NameTarget ObjectDescriptionSource cardinalityTarget cardinalityRelationship type
hasLogicalInstrumentReference
HOLDING External Reference for linking Logical Instrument to the Study Design objects
0..n
0..1
Composition

Stage:

Is extendable: 
Is property: 
0
RDF Mapping: 

Comments

larry's picture

Represents a future collection of objects - e.g. sampling, methodology

jon's picture

BTR OR JJ - it was conceptualised as related to Instrument, but it is not necessary for to describe Simple Instrument.

SimpleCodebook uses this element to link between StudyUnit/DataCollectionDesign all the way to Instrument and to DataSet