OverviewFor a global overview of metadata in SIS, see the
|Class hierarchy||Aggregation hierarchy|
ISO 19115 metadata|
Unified identifiers viewApache SIS provides a unified view of all metadata identifiers. This view includes the citation ISBN and ISSN codes, except at XML marshalling time (for ISO 19115-3 compliance). See
IdentifierMapfor more information.
Null values, nil objects and collectionsAll constructors and setter methods accept
nullarguments. A null argument value means that the metadata element can not be provided, and the reason for that is unspecified. Alternatively, users can specify why a metadata element is missing by providing a value created by
Unless otherwise noted in the Javadoc, all getter methods may return an empty collection,
an empty array or
null if the type is neither a collection or an array.
Note that non-null values may be
Unless the metadata object has been marked as unmodifiable and unless otherwise noted in the Javadoc, all collections returned by getter methods are live: adding new elements in the collection modify directly the underlying metadata object.
Defined in the
ClassDescriptionInformation about the individual and / or organization of the party.A set of pre-defined constants and static methods working on citations.Location of the responsible individual or organization.Standardized resource reference.Reference date and event used to describe it.Information required to enable contact with the responsible person and/or organization.Information about the party if the party is an individual.Information about on-line sources from which the dataset, specification, or community profile name and extended metadata elements can be obtained.Information about the party if the party is an organization.Information about the party and their role.Identification of, and means of communication with, person(s) and organizations associated with the dataset.Information about the series, or aggregate dataset, to which a dataset belongs.Telephone numbers for contacting the responsible individual or organization.