DependentVariable

Description

A generalized object describing a dependent variable of the dataset, which holds an ordered list of p components, indexed as q=0 to p-1, as

(6)\[[\mathbf{U}_0, ... \mathbf{U}_q, ... \mathbf{U}_{p-1}].\]

Attributes

Name

Type

Description

type

DVObjectSubtype

An enumeration literal with a valid dependent variable subtype.

name

String

Name of the dependent variable.

unit

String

The unit associated with the physical quantities describing the dependent variable.

quantity_name

String

Quantity name associated with the physical quantities describing the dependent variable.

numeric_type

NumericType

An enumeration literal with a valid numeric type.

quantity_type

QuantityType

An enumeration literal with a valid quantity type.

component_labels

[String, String, … ]

Ordered array of labels associated with ordered array of components of the dependent variable.

sparse_sampling

SparseSampling

Object with attribute required to describe a sparsely sampled dependent variable components.

description

String

Description of the dependent variable.

application

Generic

Generic dictionary object containing application specific metadata describing the dependent variable.