Analysis Assertion

Analysis Assertion

Chief Information Officer

IC Technical Specifications

XML DES Encoding Specification for Analysis Assertion


This XML Data Encoding Specification for Analysis Assertion (ANLYS.XML) defines detailed implementation guidance for using XML to encode ANLYS data. This Data Encoding Specification (DES) defines the XML elements and attributes, associated structures and relationships, mandatory and cardinality requirements, and permissible values for representing ANLYS data assertion concepts using XML within the use of a Trusted Data Format (TDF) Object.


This specification is maintained by the IC Chief Information Officer via the Data Standards Coordination Activity (DSCA) and Common Metadata Standards Tiger Team (CMSTT).


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Mission Requirements


This DES is designed to fulfill a number of requirements in support of the transformational efforts of the IC. These requirements include:

  • The need to provide a way to capture analytical information such as analysis of digital hazardous materials or cross domain transfers.