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ready Asset Description Metadata Schema


General Information
The Asset Description Metadata Schema (ADMS) specification was originally drafted to describe standards (termed "semantic interoperability solutions" by ADMS). ADMS is a specification used to describe reusable solutions, such as data models and specifications, reference data and open source software. It was created with the help of a working group of experts. On 1 August 2013, W3C published ADMS as a W3C Working Group note. The application profile of ADMS aims to extend the use of ADMS for the description of other types of interoperability solutions, meaning solutions covering the political, legal, organisational and technical interoperability layers defined by the European Interoperability Framework. Version 2.01 is the current release, with the major change being the alignment between DCAT and ADMS, i.e. the use of DCAT classes instead of ADMS classes..

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Record added: Sept. 15, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Record updated: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:05 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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JRC Data Catalogue
The JRC Data Catalogue gives access to the multidisciplinary data produced and maintained by the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's in-house science service providing independent scientific advice and support to policies of the European Union. NB: The JRC Data Catalogue is also included in scientific publishers' submission systems as "European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)".

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