instantiationRelation is a container for sub-elements instantiationRelationType and instantiationRelationIdentifier to describe relationships to other instantiations.

instantiationRelation can only be contained by pbcoreInstantiation, pbcoreInstantiationDocument, or instantiationPart.

Usage: optional, repeatable.


instantiationRelation has no attributes.


instantiationRelation contains the following subelements:

  • instantiationRelationTyperequired The instantiationRelationType element describes the relation between the instantiation being described and another instantiation.
  • instantiationRelationIdentifier required. The instantiationRelationIdentifier element is used to provide a name, locator, accession, identification number or ID where the related item can be obtained or found.


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