formation_rule in ASCII_​BibCode

Name: formation_ruleVersion Id:
Description: The formation_rule attribute provides a 'user friendly' instruction for forming values.
Namespace Id: pdsSteward: pdsClass Name: ASCII_​BibCodeType: ASCII_​Short_​String_​Collapsed
Minimum Value: NoneMaximum Value: NoneMinimum Characters: 1Maximum Characters: 255
Unit of Measure Type: NoneDefault Unit Id: NoneAttribute Concept: NoneConceptual Domain: None
Status: ActiveNillable: falsePattern: None
Permissible Value(s)ValueValue Meaning
 YYYYJJJJJVVVVMPPPPAThe ADS BibCode is expressed as a series of six character strings, consisting of the year of publication (YYYY), the identifier for the journal (JJJJJ), its volume number (VVVV), the type of journal (M), the page number (PPPP), and the last initial of the author (A). The format and its use are specified by the Astrophysics Data System (see