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The Application of MatML to Contaminant Emissions Data



E F. Begley, Cynthia H. Reed


Standard data formats are generally employed because they save time and money by promoting interoperability, i.e., facilitating data exchange and preserving information for re-use, and are available for a wide variety of business, scientific, and technological domains. MatML, for example, is an extensible markup language (XML) used for the management and exchange of materials property data. This article describes how RDBMS-based contaminant emissions data are composed into MatML documents and also provides guidance to anyone who might want to use MatML to manage and exchange other forms of materials property data that are, at present, stored in legacy relational databases.
Astm Standardization News
No. 10


building, contaminant emissions data, indoor air quality, interoperability, MatML


Begley, E. and Reed, C. (2005), The Application of MatML to Contaminant Emissions Data, Astm Standardization News, [online], (Accessed May 21, 2024)


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Created October 1, 2005, Updated February 19, 2017