collab-type Type of Collaboration

Type or role of the collaborators; what function they played in the publication (for example, “translators”, “editors”).
OPTIONAL on element: <collab>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters Word or phrase that describes the role that the collaborators played in the publication, for example, “authors”.
Restriction @collab-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.

Suggested usage

Although the Tag Set does not enforce any values, to preserve what a publisher or other source has established, suggested values for this attribute include:
Group or company to whom a patent is awarded
Content creators
Content editors
Person or group that has put together a composite work from multiple sources
A group of editors that has been invited to edit all or part of a work
Idea, software, or machine creators
Person or group that has translated the work from one language into another
Tagged Sample

Identifying a collaborative author as a Committee

<contrib contrib-type="author">
 <collab collab-type="committee">Technical Committee ISO/TC 108,
  Subcommittee SC 2</collab>