EURO-VO Workshop on how to publish data into the Virtual Observatory

ESAC, Madrid, June 25-29, 2007

Workshop Web site

Details on venue, accommodation, participants can be found on the ESAC workshop web site.

Technical requirements for hands on sessions

Participants to the workshop will have the opportunity to learn how to publish test data (as well as their own datasets) to the VO. In order to run the hands on sessions, the installation and configuration of several softwares prior to the workshop is recommended. Support will be available to finalize configuration/troubleshooting of the needed software before the sessions, but participants are highly encouraged to install the following softwares before the workshop:

Astrogrid DSA for catalogues & Time Domain

ESO SIA&SSA Hands on Session

CDS Hands on Sessions

Plenary talk on friday: summary on SAADA sessions

ESAVO Sessions

IVOA Interoperability standards

  • IVOA Documents and Standards: the list of IVOA documents and standards, among which:
    • Simple Cone Search: This specification defines a simple query protocol for retrieving records from a catalogues of astronomical sources.
    • Characterisation Data Model: Data Model for astronomical dataset characterisation, which defines and organised the metadata describing an observation product
    • Simple Image Access V1.0: SIAP defines a protocol for retrieving image data from a variety of astronomical image repositories through a uniform interface
    • Simple Spectral Access Protocol V1.01: SSAP defines a uniform interface to remotely discover and access one dimensional spectra
    • Unified Content Descriptors: IVOA controlled vocabulary to describe astronomical quantities
    • VOTable V1.1: VOTable is the IVOA XML standard for the interchange of data represented as a set of tables
    • VOEvent V1.11: VOEvent defines the content and meaning of a standard information packet for representing, transmitting, publishing and archiving the discovery of a transient celestial event
  • Simple Event Access Protocol (SEAP) is under development as a query mechanism for VOEvents

-- JonathanTedds - 23 Jun 2007

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