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Term: Interpretability

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-12-03


This term is used in the MCHP Data Quality Framework. The extent to which a dataset may be understood. This is measured by the availability and quality of metadata, including documentation, policies and procedures relevant to the creation and maintenance of the dataset, variable formats and data model diagrams.

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