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AVO interoperability demonstration
Author(s): Francois Genova; Mark Allen; Francois Ochsenbein; Andreas J. Wicenec; Christophe Arviset; Alberto Micol; Robert G. Mann; Guy T. Rixon; Pierre Didelon; Simon T. Garrington; Anita M. S. Richards
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Paper Abstract

AVO Work Area 2 consists of deployment and demonstration of an interoperability prototype. Access to archives of all the partners (ESO, ESA, AstroGrid, Terapix, Jodrell Bank) is implemented via the CDS data federation and integration tools: VizieR and Aladin. The prototype is available for science usage and more functionalities, based in particular on the usage of Uniform Content Descriptors (UCDs) for data mining, will be developed. Case by case discussion with data providers will help to establish a set of practical recommendations for interoperability. Science requirements and new technologies studied by the other AVO work Areas will also be tested. Discussions on standards are ongoing among all VO projects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 December 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4846, Virtual Observatories, (16 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.461492
Show Author Affiliations
Francois Genova, Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg (France)
Mark Allen, Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg (France)
Francois Ochsenbein, Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg (France)
Andreas J. Wicenec, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Christophe Arviset, European Space Agency (Spain)
Alberto Micol, European Space Agency/ST-ECF (Germany)
Robert G. Mann, Royal Observatory Edinburgh (United States)
Guy T. Rixon, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Pierre Didelon, CEA Saclay (France)
Simon T. Garrington, Jodrell Bank Observatory/Victoria Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom)
Anita M. S. Richards, Jodrell Bank Observatory/Victoria Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4846:
Virtual Observatories
Alexander S. Szalay, Editor(s)

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