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Data Quality for Medical Data Lakelands

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Data Quality for Medical Data Lakelands


Johann Eder, Vladimir A. Shekhovtsov

Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2020, pp. 28–43


In medical research, data are generated from biological material. If research is based on data with unknown or questionable quality such studies are useless or even dangerous. This is evidenced by recent examples of withdrawn studies. 


The authors discuss


  • the quality dimensions for data sets for medical research and


  • the requirements for providers of data sets in terms of both quality of meta-data and meta-data of data quality documentation with the aim to support researchers to identify suitable data


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