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Highway Data Element Dictionary

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Highway Data Element Dictionary

This is list of data elements and their attributes that are used by data assets at the Federal Highway Administration.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Precision Numberprecision_numberprecision_numberNumberThe number of decimal places permitted in any associated data element values. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Precision+Number
Data Asset Namedata_asset_namedata_asset_nameTextThe name of the data asset or data set. A data asset is collection of data elements or datasets that make sense to group together. A given Data Asset may represent an entire database consisting of multiple distinct entity classes, or may represent a single entity class. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Data+Asset+Name
Unit of Measureunit_of_measureunit_of_measureTextMagnitude for some quantity, either physical or immaterial. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Unit+of+Measure
Data Asset Abbreviationdata_asset_abbreviationdata_asset_abbreviationTextThe abbreviation for the data asset or data set. A data asset is collection of data elements or datasets that make sense to group together. A given Data Asset may represent an entire database consisting of multiple distinct entity classes, or may represent a single entity class. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Data+Asset+Abbreviation
Maximum Lengthmaximum_lengthmaximum_lengthNumberThis field is the maximum number of units of length, where units of length varies depending on the type that is being derived from. The value of maxLength must be a nonNegativeInteger. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Maximum+Length
Data Type Codedata_type_codedata_type_codeTextThe format used for the collection of letters, digits, and/or symbols, to depict values of a data element, determined by the operations that may be performed on a data element. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Data+Type+Code
Preferred Physical Namepreferred_physical_namepreferred_physical_nameTextThis is the preferred name for physical models or data definition language (DDL). https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Preferred+Physical+Name
Data Element Namedata_element_namedata_element_nameTextUnit of data that is considered in context to be indivisible. A Data Element is considered to be a basic unit of data of interest to an organization. It is a unit of data for which the definition, identification, representation, and permissible values are specified by means of a set of attributes. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Data+Element+Name
System Numbersystem_numbersystem_numberTextThis is the number of systems the data element is used. The current systems that have been crosswalked are FMIS, HPMS, TMAS, and LTPP.
Subject Category Codesubject_category_codesubject_category_codeTextThis is the primary high-level taxonomy subject category for the data element. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Subject+Category+Code
Business Owner Namebusiness_owner_namebusiness_owner_nameTextThe organization and contact within the organization that is responsible for the definition and other mandatory attributes by which the metadata item is specified. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Business+Owner+Name
Description Textdescription_textdescription_textTextThe definition text is a statement hich specifies the meaning of the Data Element. It may additionally record a source for the text. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Description+Text
Pattern Textpattern_textpattern_textTextPattern is a constraint on the value space of a datatype which is achieved by constraining the lexical space to literals which match a specific pattern. The value of pattern should be a regular expression. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Pattern+Number
Value Domainvalue_domainvalue_domainTextValue Domain is a class each instance of which models a value domain, a collection of permissible values. A value domain provides representation, but has no implication as to what data element concept the values are associated with, nor what the values mean. Permissible values are designations, bindings of signs (values) to their corresponding value meanings. https://data.transportation.gov/resource/3enx-g69f.csv?data_element_name=Value+Domain

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