A Method to Use Metadata in Legacy Web Applications: The Samply.MDR.Injector

TitelA Method to Use Metadata in Legacy Web Applications: The Samply.MDR.Injector
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsKern J., Tas D., Ulrich H., Schmidt E.E., Ingenerf J., Ückert F., Lablans M.
JournalStudies in health technology and informatics
Volume253
Pages45-49
Date Published2018
Publication Languageeng
ISSN0926-9630
Abstract

Whenever medical data is integrated from multiple sources, it is regarded good practice to separate data from information about its meaning, such as designations, definitions or permissible values (in short: metadata). However, the ways in which applications work with metadata are imperfect: Many applications do not support fetching metadata from externalized sources such as metadata repositories. In order to display human-readable metadata in any application, we propose not to change the application, but to provide a library that makes a change to the user interface. The goal of this work is to provide a way to "inject" the meaning of metadata keys into the web-based frontend of an application to make it "metadata aware".

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30147038?dopt=Abstract

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