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9      <h1></h1>      <h1>IVOA Dataset Metadata Model</h1>
10      <h2><a id="contents" name="contents">Table of Contents</a></h2>      <h2><a id="contents" name="contents">Table of Contents</a></h2>
11      <div class="head">      <div class="head">
12        <table class=".toc">        <table class=".toc">
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187      </div>      </div>
188      <hr>      <hr>
189      <h1><a name="model_section">1. Model:  (ds)</a></h1>      <h1><a name="model_section">1. Model: IVOA Dataset Metadata Model (ds)</a></h1>
190      <table>      <table>
191        <tr>        <tr>
192          <td align="right"><b>Authors</b></td>          <td align="right"><b>Authors</b></td>
193          <td> : </td>          <td> : </td>
194          <td></td>          <td>Mark Cresitello-Dittmar, Francois Bonnarel, Omar Laurino, Gerard Lemson, Mireille Louys, Arnold Rots, Doug Tody, and the IVOA
195              Data Model Working Group.
196            </td>
197        </tr>        </tr>
198        <tr>        <tr>
199          <td align="right"><b>Date</b></td>          <td align="right"><b>Date</b></td>
200          <td> : </td>          <td> : </td>
201          <td>2016-04-15T15:47:53</td>          <td>2016-04-22T17:35:24</td>
202        </tr>        </tr>
203        <tr>        <tr>
204          <td align="right"><b>Version</b></td>          <td align="right"><b>Version</b></td>
205          <td> : </td>          <td> : </td>
206          <td>0.x</td>          <td>1.0</td>
207          </tr>
208          <tr>
209            <td align="right">Previous version:</td>
210            <td> : </td>
211            <td><a href="0.x">0.x</a></td>
212        </tr>        </tr>
213        <tr>        <tr>
214          <td align="right" valign="top"><b>Abstract</b></td>          <td align="right" valign="top"><b>Abstract</b></td>
215          <td valign="top"> : </td>          <td valign="top"> : </td>
216          <td>          <td>This document provides a data model describing the structure and content of generic Dataset metadata for the IVOA.  This is
           This document provides a data model describing the structure and content of generic Dataset metadata for the IVOA.  This is  
217            a high-level model which is to be referenced and extended by other models describing specific types of Datasets and Data products.            a high-level model which is to be referenced and extended by other models describing specific types of Datasets and Data products.
218            In this document, we specify the generic Dataset, as well as an ObservationDataset model which covers the class of Datasets            In this document, we specify the generic Dataset, as well as an ObservationDataset model which covers the class of Datasets
219            which are derived from an Observation.  At the time of this writing, there is no formal Observation-Experiment model for the            which are derived from an Observation.  At the time of this writing, there is no formal Observation-Experiment model for the
220            IVOA, so we include a hypothetical Observation-Experiment model to serve as a placeholder.            IVOA, so we include a hypothetical Observation-Experiment model to serve as a placeholder.
221                        
             
222          </td>          </td>
223        </tr>        </tr>
224        <tr>        <tr>
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271  </map>  </map>
272    
273      <hr>      <hr>
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300        </tr>        </tr>
301        <tr>        <tr>
302          <td class="info-title">description</td>          <td class="info-title">description</td>
303          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Dataset Metadata package</td>
           Dataset Metadata package  
             
         </td>  
304        </tr>        </tr>
305        <tr>        <tr>
306          <td width="20%" class="info-title">parent</td>          <td width="20%" class="info-title">parent</td>
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327          </tr>          </tr>
328          <tr>          <tr>
329            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
330            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">A generic organizational construct which allows Datasets to be associated with each other by a set of Collection properties.
             A generic organizational construct which allows Datasets to be associated with each other by a set of Collection properties.  
331              Datasets tagged with the same Collection properies can be assumed to have some degree of compatibility.              Datasets tagged with the same Collection properies can be assumed to have some degree of compatibility.
               
332            </td>            </td>
333          </tr>          </tr>
334          <tr>          <tr>
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364                      </tr>                      </tr>
365                      <tr>                      <tr>
366                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
367                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">The values are generally defined by the creating entity.  Examples: "WFC", "Sloan", "BFS Spectrograph", "MSX Galactic Plane
                         The values are generally defined by the creating entity.  Examples: "WFC", "Sloan", "BFS Spectrograph", "MSX Galactic Plane  
368                          Survey".                          Survey".
369                                                    
                           
370                        </td>                        </td>
371                      </tr>                      </tr>
372                    </table>                    </table>
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386          </tr>          </tr>
387          <tr>          <tr>
388            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
389            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Contact information for a person or entity.
             Contact information for a person or entity.  
390                            
391              Contact is modeled as a Role played by a particular person or entity (Party).  We subset the type of Party to include only              Contact is modeled as a Role played by a particular person or entity (Party).  We subset the type of Party to include only
392              Individuals.  This includes both a physical person, or proxy service such as a helpdesk.              Individuals.  This includes both a physical person, or proxy service such as a helpdesk.
393                            
               
394            </td>            </td>
395          </tr>          </tr>
396          <tr>          <tr>
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407                        <td width="20%" class="info-title">extends</td>                        <td width="20%" class="info-title">extends</td>
408                        <td colspan="3" class="feature-detail"><a href="#party.Role">Role [ds:party.Role]</a></td>                        <td colspan="3" class="feature-detail"><a href="#party.Role">Role [ds:party.Role]</a></td>
409                      </tr>                      </tr>
410                        <tr>
411                          <td colspan="3" class="info-title">constraints</td>
412                        </tr>
413                        <tr>
414                          <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" colspan="3">party:Individual[0..1]</td>
415                        </tr>
416                    </table>                    </table>
417                  </td>                  </td>
418                </tr>                </tr>
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430          </tr>          </tr>
431          <tr>          <tr>
432            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
433            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Contributor is modeled as a Role played by a Party or entity who participated in the generation of the Dataset.</td>
             Contributor is modeled as a Role played by a Party or entity who participated in the generation of the Dataset.  
               
           </td>  
434          </tr>          </tr>
435          <tr>          <tr>
436            <td colspan="2">            <td colspan="2">
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469                      </tr>                      </tr>
470                      <tr>                      <tr>
471                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
472                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Acknowledgment expression for the contributor.  Users of the dataset should include these in subsequent credits and acknowledgements.
                         Acknowledgment expression for the contributor.  Users of the dataset should include these in subsequent credits and acknowledgements.  
473                          The expression should be formatted as desired by the contributor.                          The expression should be formatted as desired by the contributor.
                           
474                        </td>                        </td>
475                      </tr>                      </tr>
476                    </table>                    </table>
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489        </tr>        </tr>
490        <tr>        <tr>
491          <td class="info-title">description</td>          <td class="info-title">description</td>
492          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="2">          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="2">Enumeration of dataset creation types.</td>
           Enumeration of dataset creation types.  
             
         </td>  
493        </tr>        </tr>
494        <tr>        <tr>
495          <td width="20%" class="info-title">package</td>          <td width="20%" class="info-title">package</td>
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511        </tr>        </tr>
512        <tr>        <tr>
513          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
514          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Indicates that it is one of a collection of datasets generated in a systematic, homogeneous way and is stored statically (or
           Indicates that it is one of a collection of datasets generated in a systematic, homogeneous way and is stored statically (or  
515            at least versioned).  It will be possible to regenerate this dataset at a later date.  The remaining types imply on-the-fly            at least versioned).  It will be possible to regenerate this dataset at a later date.  The remaining types imply on-the-fly
516            manipulation.            manipulation.
             
517          </td>          </td>
518        </tr>        </tr>
519        <tr>        <tr>
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524        </tr>        </tr>
525        <tr>        <tr>
526          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
527          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Indicates that the dataset was created "on-the-fly", by subsetting, but not by modifying values.
           Indicates that the dataset was created "on-the-fly", by subsetting, but not by modifying values.  
             
528                        
529          </td>          </td>
530        </tr>        </tr>
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536        </tr>        </tr>
537        <tr>        <tr>
538          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
539          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">May involve excluding data prior to binning into samples, also "on-the-fly"
           May involve excluding data prior to binning into samples, also "on-the-fly"  
             
540                        
541          </td>          </td>
542        </tr>        </tr>
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548        </tr>        </tr>
549        <tr>        <tr>
550          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
551          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Combines multiple original datasets "on-the-fly"</td>
           Combines multiple original datasets "on-the-fly"  
             
         </td>  
552        </tr>        </tr>
553        <tr>        <tr>
554          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.CreationType.SPECTRAL_EXTRACTION"></a>SPECTRAL_EXTRACTION          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.CreationType.SPECTRAL_EXTRACTION"></a>SPECTRAL_EXTRACTION
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558        </tr>        </tr>
559        <tr>        <tr>
560          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
561          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Has been extracted, for example, from a spectral data cube.
           Has been extracted, for example, from a spectral data cube.  
             
562                        
563          </td>          </td>
564        </tr>        </tr>
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570        </tr>        </tr>
571        <tr>        <tr>
572          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
573          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Has been extracted from a catalog.</td>
           Has been extracted from a catalog.  
             
         </td>  
574        </tr>        </tr>
575      </table><br><h3><a name="dataset.Creator"></a>2.2.5 objectType: Creator      </table><br><h3><a name="dataset.Creator"></a>2.2.5 objectType: Creator
576      </h3>      </h3>
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582          </tr>          </tr>
583          <tr>          <tr>
584            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
585            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Creator is modeled as a Role played by the organization or entity which created the Dataset.
             Creator is modeled as a Role played by the organization or entity which created the Dataset.  
               
586                            
587            </td>            </td>
588          </tr>          </tr>
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617          </tr>          </tr>
618          <tr>          <tr>
619            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
620            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">The Curation object provides metadata assigned by the entity responsible for the support of the dataset content as well as
             The Curation object provides metadata assigned by the entity responsible for the support of the dataset content as well as  
621              identifying metadata about that entity.  It is assembled from definitions provided by the IVOA standard document, "Resource              identifying metadata about that entity.  It is assembled from definitions provided by the IVOA standard document, "Resource
622              Metadata for the Virtual Observatory; Version 1.12"  (Resource Metadata).  Here, we provide a brief description of each field              Metadata for the Virtual Observatory; Version 1.12"  (Resource Metadata).  Here, we provide a brief description of each field
623              for easy reference, along with a notation of its mapping to the Resource Metadata document (RM:field), where the reader may              for easy reference, along with a notation of its mapping to the Resource Metadata document (RM:field), where the reader may
624              find more detailed information.              find more detailed information.
625                            
               
626            </td>            </td>
627          </tr>          </tr>
628          <tr>          <tr>
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658                      </tr>                      </tr>
659                      <tr>                      <tr>
660                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
661                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">IVOA dataset identifier assigned by the publisher to uniquely identify the dataset within its holdings.  Typically, the basis
                         IVOA dataset identifier assigned by the publisher to uniquely identify the dataset within its holdings.  Typically, the basis  
662                          of this identifier will be the publisher ID.  However, if the publisherchooses to use a 'global index service' such as ADS                          of this identifier will be the publisher ID.  However, if the publisherchooses to use a 'global index service' such as ADS
663                          to obtain persistent identifiers for their datasets, rather than generate their own, that identifier should be used both here                          to obtain persistent identifiers for their datasets, rather than generate their own, that identifier should be used both here
664                          and for DataID.datasetID.  Note: this model also defines a creator dataset ID (DataID.creatorDID), these will differ if the                          and for DataID.datasetID.  Note: this model also defines a creator dataset ID (DataID.creatorDID), these will differ if the
665                          publishing entity is not the creator of the dataset.  Values are to be expressed as dataset identifiers using the syntax described                          publishing entity is not the creator of the dataset.  Values are to be expressed as dataset identifiers using the syntax described
666                          in "IVOA Identifiers"                          in "IVOA Identifiers"
                           
667                        </td>                        </td>
668                      </tr>                      </tr>
669                      <tr>                      <tr>
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681                      </tr>                      </tr>
682                      <tr>                      <tr>
683                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
684                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Version of the curated dataset, assigned by the publisher.  This is an independent versioning from DataID.version that allows
                         Version of the curated dataset, assigned by the publisher.  This is an independent versioning from DataID.version that allows  
685                          the publisher to track changes to the high level dataset metadata (e.g. curation metadata, identifiers, etc.) without effecting                          the publisher to track changes to the high level dataset metadata (e.g. curation metadata, identifiers, etc.) without effecting
686                          the creator defined dataset version.  The value may be based on the DataID.version (e.g. by adding a sub-version extension),                          the creator defined dataset version.  The value may be based on the DataID.version (e.g. by adding a sub-version extension),
687                          or an independent versioning.  There are no format restrictions on the value.  (RM:Curation.Version)                          or an independent versioning.  There are no format restrictions on the value.  (RM:Curation.Version)
688                                                    
                           
689                        </td>                        </td>
690                      </tr>                      </tr>
691                      <tr>                      <tr>
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703                      </tr>                      </tr>
704                      <tr>                      <tr>
705                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
706                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Date the curated dataset was last modified.  (RM:Curation.Date)</td>
                         Date the curated dataset was last modified.  (RM:Curation.Date)  
                           
                       </td>  
707                      </tr>                      </tr>
708                      <tr>                      <tr>
709                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="dataset.Curation.rights"></a><b>rights</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="dataset.Curation.rights"></a><b>rights</b></td>
# Line 783  Line 752 
752                      </tr>                      </tr>
753                      <tr>                      <tr>
754                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
755                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Contact information of the person/entity responsible for the content of the dataset.  We recommend using a generic 'helpdesk'
                         Contact information of the person/entity responsible for the content of the dataset.  We recommend using a generic 'helpdesk'  
756                          type contact rather than individuals whose information may more easily become obsolete. (RM:Curation.Contact)                          type contact rather than individuals whose information may more easily become obsolete. (RM:Curation.Contact)
                           
757                        </td>                        </td>
758                      </tr>                      </tr>
759                      <tr>                      <tr>
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775                      </tr>                      </tr>
776                      <tr>                      <tr>
777                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
778                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">The entity making the data available.  (RM:Curation.Publisher)</td>
                         The entity making the data available.  (RM:Curation.Publisher)  
                           
                       </td>  
779                      </tr>                      </tr>
780                      <tr>                      <tr>
781                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="5"><a name="dataset.Curation.reference"></a><b>reference</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="5"><a name="dataset.Curation.reference"></a><b>reference</b></td>
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796                      </tr>                      </tr>
797                      <tr>                      <tr>
798                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
799                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Zero or more bibliographic or documentation references associated with the dataset.  Each instance provides a single forward
                         Zero or more bibliographic or documentation references associated with the dataset.  Each instance provides a single forward  
800                          link to a major publication which references the dataset.  (RM:General.Source)                          link to a major publication which references the dataset.  (RM:General.Source)
                           
801                        </td>                        </td>
802                      </tr>                      </tr>
803                    </table>                    </table>
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817          </tr>          </tr>
818          <tr>          <tr>
819            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
820            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">The Data Identification object (DataID) stores the dataset identifiers and other metadata typically assigned by the dataset
             The Data Identification object (DataID) stores the dataset identifiers and other metadata typically assigned by the dataset  
821              creator.              creator.
822                  The Dataset IDs in this object must comply with the syntax for dataset identifiers defined in the "IVOA Identifiers" document,                  The Dataset IDs in this object must comply with the syntax for dataset identifiers defined in the "IVOA Identifiers" document,
823              including the use of 'stop' characters to identify specific datasets that are not individually in the registry.   e.g., ivo://example.net/aservice?2013/5/2342.              including the use of 'stop' characters to identify specific datasets that are not individually in the registry.   e.g., ivo://example.net/aservice?2013/5/2342.
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825              provide a brief description of each field for easy reference, along with a notation of its mapping to the Resource Metadata              provide a brief description of each field for easy reference, along with a notation of its mapping to the Resource Metadata
826              document (RM:field), where the reader may find more detailed information.              document (RM:field), where the reader may find more detailed information.
827                            
               
828            </td>            </td>
829          </tr>          </tr>
830          <tr>          <tr>
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860                      </tr>                      </tr>
861                      <tr>                      <tr>
862                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
863                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">A free form string giving a title for the dataset.  (RM:Identity.Title)</td>
                         A free form string giving a title for the dataset.  (RM:Identity.Title)  
                           
                       </td>  
864                      </tr>                      </tr>
865                      <tr>                      <tr>
866                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="dataset.DataID.datasetID"></a><b>datasetID</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="dataset.DataID.datasetID"></a><b>datasetID</b></td>
# Line 920  Line 877 
877                      </tr>                      </tr>
878                      <tr>                      <tr>
879                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
880                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">If the dataset is registered with an external 'global index service' such as ADS, the publisher may include that identifier
                         If the dataset is registered with an external 'global index service' such as ADS, the publisher may include that identifier  
881                          here.  This provides a common, persistent identifier for the dataset, and possible access point to follow for information                          here.  This provides a common, persistent identifier for the dataset, and possible access point to follow for information
882                          on publications and other related datasets.  Note: the same dataset published at more than one location would have different                          on publications and other related datasets.  Note: the same dataset published at more than one location would have different
883                          Curation.publisherDID values, but the same DataID.datasetID.  eg: "ivo://ADS/Sa.CXO?obsid=1234", "ivo://ADS/sh.hut#ngc4151_141"                          Curation.publisherDID values, but the same DataID.datasetID.  eg: "ivo://ADS/Sa.CXO?obsid=1234", "ivo://ADS/sh.hut#ngc4151_141"
884                                                    
                           
885                        </td>                        </td>
886                      </tr>                      </tr>
887                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 944  Line 899 
899                      </tr>                      </tr>
900                      <tr>                      <tr>
901                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
902                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">The dataset identifier assigned by the creator.  Here, the authority-id of the identifier must be that of the creator.  It
                         The dataset identifier assigned by the creator.  Here, the authority-id of the identifier must be that of the creator.  It  
903                          is used to identify the original exposure of the dataset in an archive, and will remain static regardless of where the dataset                          is used to identify the original exposure of the dataset in an archive, and will remain static regardless of where the dataset
904                          is published.  The creator ID will not necessarily change even if the VO object in question is a cutout or is otherwise further                          is published.  The creator ID will not necessarily change even if the VO object in question is a cutout or is otherwise further
905                          processed.                          processed.
906                                                    
                           
907                        </td>                        </td>
908                      </tr>                      </tr>
909                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 968  Line 921 
921                      </tr>                      </tr>
922                      <tr>                      <tr>
923                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
924                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Version assigned by the creator, reflecting the production version of the dataset.  This value should only be changed by the
                         Version assigned by the creator, reflecting the production version of the dataset.  This value should only be changed by the  
925                          creator, upon the new release of a dataset.  There are no format restrictions or specifications on the versioning scheme.                          creator, upon the new release of a dataset.  There are no format restrictions or specifications on the versioning scheme.
926                                                    
                           
927                        </td>                        </td>
928                      </tr>                      </tr>
929                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 990  Line 941 
941                      </tr>                      </tr>
942                      <tr>                      <tr>
943                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
944                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Data processing or creation date (RM:Curation.Date).</td>
                         Data processing or creation date (RM:Curation.Date).  
                           
                       </td>  
945                      </tr>                      </tr>
946                      <tr>                      <tr>
947                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="dataset.DataID.creationType"></a><b>creationType</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="dataset.DataID.creationType"></a><b>creationType</b></td>
# Line 1010  Line 958 
958                      </tr>                      </tr>
959                      <tr>                      <tr>
960                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
961                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">The dataset creation type describes the nature or genre of the content.  (RM:General.Type).
                         The dataset creation type describes the nature or genre of the content.  (RM:General.Type).  
962                          Note: This field provides information about the process by which the dataset was created.  As the Observation/Experiment model                          Note: This field provides information about the process by which the dataset was created.  As the Observation/Experiment model
963                          matures, this may evolve into a provenance element on the Experiment type.                          matures, this may evolve into a provenance element on the Experiment type.
                           
964                        </td>                        </td>
965                      </tr>                      </tr>
966                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1044  Line 990 
990                      </tr>                      </tr>
991                      <tr>                      <tr>
992                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
993                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">The dataset is associated with zero or more Collections (instrument name, survey name, etc.) .  Each instance identifies a
                         The dataset is associated with zero or more Collections (instrument name, survey name, etc.) .  Each instance identifies a  
994                          tag indicating some degree of compatibility with other data sharing the same Collection properties.                          tag indicating some degree of compatibility with other data sharing the same Collection properties.
                           
995                        </td>                        </td>
996                      </tr>                      </tr>
997                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1069  Line 1013 
1013                      </tr>                      </tr>
1014                      <tr>                      <tr>
1015                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1016                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Persons or entities who contributed to the generation of the scientific content of the dataset.  Users of the dataset should
                         Persons or entities who contributed to the generation of the scientific content of the dataset.  Users of the dataset should  
1017                          include these in subsequent credits and acknowledgements. (RM:Curation.Contributor)                          include these in subsequent credits and acknowledgements. (RM:Curation.Contributor)
                           
1018                        </td>                        </td>
1019                      </tr>                      </tr>
1020                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1094  Line 1036 
1036                      </tr>                      </tr>
1037                      <tr>                      <tr>
1038                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1039                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">The institution or entity which created the dataset.</td>
                         The institution or entity which created the dataset.  
                           
                       </td>  
1040                      </tr>                      </tr>
1041                    </table>                    </table>
1042                  </td>                  </td>
# Line 1116  Line 1055 
1055          </tr>          </tr>
1056          <tr>          <tr>
1057            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
1058            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">This object provides specific information regarding the data model and version thereof that a dataset represents.  This information
             This object provides specific information regarding the data model and version thereof that a dataset represents.  This information  
1059              is primarily an aide to (de)serialization of the dataset.  As such, it would better be defined by serialization conventions.              is primarily an aide to (de)serialization of the dataset.  As such, it would better be defined by serialization conventions.
1060              In lieu of such conventions, we include this object and representative serialization examples for the primary file formats              In lieu of such conventions, we include this object and representative serialization examples for the primary file formats
1061              VOTable and FITS.              VOTable and FITS.
1062                            
               
1063            </td>            </td>
1064          </tr>          </tr>
1065          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 1158  Line 1095 
1095                      </tr>                      </tr>
1096                      <tr>                      <tr>
1097                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1098                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Formatted string providing the name and version of the model document.  The format speficication is "[name]-[version].[subversion]".
                         Formatted string providing the name and version of the model document.  The format speficication is "[name]-[version].[subversion]".  
1099                          Each derived model should specifically state the appropriate string for this field.                          Each derived model should specifically state the appropriate string for this field.
1100                                                    
                           
1101                        </td>                        </td>
1102                      </tr>                      </tr>
1103                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1180  Line 1115 
1115                      </tr>                      </tr>
1116                      <tr>                      <tr>
1117                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1118                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Prefix string used in UType string for elements associated with the model.  For IVOA standard models, this will be a predetermined
                         Prefix string used in UType string for elements associated with the model.  For IVOA standard models, this will be a predetermined  
1119                          string (e.g. 'stc' or 'spec').  Extended, or user defined content can specify a unique prefix for their own content.                          string (e.g. 'stc' or 'spec').  Extended, or user defined content can specify a unique prefix for their own content.
1120                                                    
                           
1121                        </td>                        </td>
1122                      </tr>                      </tr>
1123                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1202  Line 1135 
1135                      </tr>                      </tr>
1136                      <tr>                      <tr>
1137                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1138                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">URL pointer to the XML schema associated with the model.
                         URL pointer to the XML schema associated with the model.  
                           
1139                                                    
1140                        </td>                        </td>
1141                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 1224  Line 1155 
1155        </tr>        </tr>
1156        <tr>        <tr>
1157          <td class="info-title">description</td>          <td class="info-title">description</td>
1158          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="2">          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="2">Enumeration identifying the high level classification of a data product.</td>
           Enumeration identifying the high level classification of a data product.  
             
         </td>  
1159        </tr>        </tr>
1160        <tr>        <tr>
1161          <td width="20%" class="info-title">package</td>          <td width="20%" class="info-title">package</td>
# Line 1249  Line 1177 
1177        </tr>        </tr>
1178        <tr>        <tr>
1179          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1180          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A multidimensional astronomical image of three (3) or more axes.
           A multidimensional astronomical image of three (3) or more axes.  
             
1181                        
1182          </td>          </td>
1183        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1263  Line 1189 
1189        </tr>        </tr>
1190        <tr>        <tr>
1191          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1192          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A two (2) dimensional astronomical image.</td>
           A two (2) dimensional astronomical image.  
             
         </td>  
1193        </tr>        </tr>
1194        <tr>        <tr>
1195          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.DataProductType.PHOTOMETRY"></a>PHOTOMETRY          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.DataProductType.PHOTOMETRY"></a>PHOTOMETRY
# Line 1276  Line 1199 
1199        </tr>        </tr>
1200        <tr>        <tr>
1201          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1202          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Dataset with spectral coverage with irregular gaps.
           Dataset with spectral coverage with irregular gaps.  
             
1203                        
1204          </td>          </td>
1205        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1290  Line 1211 
1211        </tr>        </tr>
1212        <tr>        <tr>
1213          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1214          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Dataset where spectral coverage is the primary attribute, in contiguous bins. e.g. a 1D spectrum or a long slit spectrum.
           Dataset where spectral coverage is the primary attribute, in contiguous bins. e.g. a 1D spectrum or a long slit spectrum.  
             
1215                        
1216          </td>          </td>
1217        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1304  Line 1223 
1223        </tr>        </tr>
1224        <tr>        <tr>
1225          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1226          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Dataset presenting some quantity varying as a function of time.  A light curve is a typical example of a timeseries dataset.</td>
           Dataset presenting some quantity varying as a function of time.  A light curve is a typical example of a timeseries dataset.  
             
         </td>  
1227        </tr>        </tr>
1228        <tr>        <tr>
1229          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.DataProductType.SED"></a>SED          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.DataProductType.SED"></a>SED
# Line 1317  Line 1233 
1233        </tr>        </tr>
1234        <tr>        <tr>
1235          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1236          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A spectral energy distribution, an advanced data product often produced by combining data from multiple observations.</td>
           A spectral energy distribution, an advanced data product often produced by combining data from multiple observations.  
             
         </td>  
1237        </tr>        </tr>
1238        <tr>        <tr>
1239          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.DataProductType.VISIBILITY"></a>VISIBILITY          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.DataProductType.VISIBILITY"></a>VISIBILITY
# Line 1330  Line 1243 
1243        </tr>        </tr>
1244        <tr>        <tr>
1245          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1246          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A visibility (radio) dataset. Typically this is instrumental data, and is often a complex object containing multiple files
           A visibility (radio) dataset. Typically this is instrumental data, and is often a complex object containing multiple files  
1247            or other substructures.  A visibility dataset may contain data with spatial, spectral, time, and polarization information            or other substructures.  A visibility dataset may contain data with spatial, spectral, time, and polarization information
1248            for each measured visibility.            for each measured visibility.
             
1249          </td>          </td>
1250        </tr>        </tr>
1251        <tr>        <tr>
# Line 1345  Line 1256 
1256        </tr>        </tr>
1257        <tr>        <tr>
1258          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1259          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">An event counting dataset (e.g. X-ray). An event dataset may contain data with spatial, spectral, and time information for
           An event counting dataset (e.g. X-ray). An event dataset may contain data with spatial, spectral, and time information for  
1260            each measured event.            each measured event.
             
1261          </td>          </td>
1262        </tr>        </tr>
1263        <tr>        <tr>
# Line 1359  Line 1268 
1268        </tr>        </tr>
1269        <tr>        <tr>
1270          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1271          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A catalog.
           A catalog.  
             
1272                        
1273          </td>          </td>
1274        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1375  Line 1282 
1282          </tr>          </tr>
1283          <tr>          <tr>
1284            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
1285            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Abstract object for the generic IVOA Dataset.  It is intended to be useful for any type of data.  Specific dataset models
             Abstract object for the generic IVOA Dataset.  It is intended to be useful for any type of data.  Specific dataset models  
1286              should extend this object, providing detailed definitions and additional content as appropriate for that type of dataset.              should extend this object, providing detailed definitions and additional content as appropriate for that type of dataset.
1287                            
               
1288            </td>            </td>
1289          </tr>          </tr>
1290          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 1420  Line 1325 
1325                      </tr>                      </tr>
1326                      <tr>                      <tr>
1327                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1328                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Describes the high level scientific classification of the data content.  Values are restricted to the DataProductType enumeration
                         Describes the high level scientific classification of the data content.  Values are restricted to the DataProductType enumeration  
1329                          set and convey the general idea of the content and organization of                          set and convey the general idea of the content and organization of
1330                          a dataset.                          a dataset.
1331                                                    
                           
1332                        </td>                        </td>
1333                      </tr>                      </tr>
1334                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1443  Line 1346 
1346                      </tr>                      </tr>
1347                      <tr>                      <tr>
1348                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1349                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Secondary type classification for the dataset.  This field is intended to precisely specify the scientific nature of the data
                         Secondary type classification for the dataset.  This field is intended to precisely specify the scientific nature of the data  
1350                          product, possibly in terms relevant only to a specific archive or data collection.  For example, dataProductType='image' could                          product, possibly in terms relevant only to a specific archive or data collection.  For example, dataProductType='image' could
1351                          have associated dataProductSubtype="src.image", "bkg.image", "PixelMask", etc.  Values are unrestricted strings.                          have associated dataProductSubtype="src.image", "bkg.image", "PixelMask", etc.  Values are unrestricted strings.
1352                                                    
                           
1353                        </td>                        </td>
1354                      </tr>                      </tr>
1355                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1478  Line 1379 
1379                      </tr>                      </tr>
1380                      <tr>                      <tr>
1381                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1382                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Provides metadata related to the entity responsible for the curation of the dataset.
                         Provides metadata related to the entity responsible for the curation of the dataset.  
                           
1383                                                    
1384                        </td>                        </td>
1385                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 1503  Line 1402 
1402                      </tr>                      </tr>
1403                      <tr>                      <tr>
1404                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1405                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">DataID provides high level identification metadata for the dataset itself, and any associations with various collections.</td>
                         DataID provides high level identification metadata for the dataset itself, and any associations with various collections.  
                           
                       </td>  
1406                      </tr>                      </tr>
1407                    </table>                    </table>
1408                  </td>                  </td>
# Line 1525  Line 1421 
1421          </tr>          </tr>
1422          <tr>          <tr>
1423            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
1424            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Any referenceable publication associated with a Dataset.</td>
             Any referenceable publication associated with a Dataset.  
               
           </td>  
1425          </tr>          </tr>
1426          <tr>          <tr>
1427            <td colspan="2">            <td colspan="2">
# Line 1563  Line 1456 
1456                      </tr>                      </tr>
1457                      <tr>                      <tr>
1458                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1459                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Reference code of the publication.  Values should be expressed as a URL, or bibcode (discernible as a 19 character string
                         Reference code of the publication.  Values should be expressed as a URL, or bibcode (discernible as a 19 character string  
1460                          beginning with 4 digits).  Free text references are allowed, but discouraged.                          beginning with 4 digits).  Free text references are allowed, but discouraged.
                           
1461                        </td>                        </td>
1462                      </tr>                      </tr>
1463                    </table>                    </table>
# Line 1586  Line 1477 
1477          </tr>          </tr>
1478          <tr>          <tr>
1479            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
1480            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Publisher is modeled as a Role played by the organization or entity making the Dataset available.</td>
             Publisher is modeled as a Role played by the organization or entity making the Dataset available.  
               
           </td>  
1481          </tr>          </tr>
1482          <tr>          <tr>
1483            <td colspan="2">            <td colspan="2">
# Line 1628  Line 1516 
1516                      </tr>                      </tr>
1517                      <tr>                      <tr>
1518                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1519                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">IVOA resource identifier associated with the publisher and registered with an IVOA compliant registry  (eg: ivo://mast.stsci.edu).
                         IVOA resource identifier associated with the publisher and registered with an IVOA compliant registry  (eg: ivo://mast.stsci.edu).  
1520                          Values are to be expressed using the syntax described in "IVOA Identifiers".                          Values are to be expressed using the syntax described in "IVOA Identifiers".
1521                                                    
                           
1522                        </td>                        </td>
1523                      </tr>                      </tr>
1524                    </table>                    </table>
# Line 1651  Line 1537 
1537        </tr>        </tr>
1538        <tr>        <tr>
1539          <td class="info-title">description</td>          <td class="info-title">description</td>
1540          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="2">          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="2">Enumeration of access rights levels.
           Enumeration of access rights levels.  
             
1541                        
1542          </td>          </td>
1543        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1677  Line 1561 
1561        </tr>        </tr>
1562        <tr>        <tr>
1563          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1564          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">unrestricted, public access is allowed, without authentication.</td>
           unrestricted, public access is allowed, without authentication.  
             
         </td>  
1565        </tr>        </tr>
1566        <tr>        <tr>
1567          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.RightsType.PROPRIETARY"></a>PROPRIETARY          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.RightsType.PROPRIETARY"></a>PROPRIETARY
# Line 1690  Line 1571 
1571        </tr>        </tr>
1572        <tr>        <tr>
1573          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1574          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">only proprietary access is allowed with authentication.
           only proprietary access is allowed with authentication.  
             
1575                        
1576          </td>          </td>
1577        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1704  Line 1583 
1583        </tr>        </tr>
1584        <tr>        <tr>
1585          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1586          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">authenticated, public access is allowed.</td>
           authenticated, public access is allowed.  
             
         </td>  
1587        </tr>        </tr>
1588      </table><br><h3><a name="dataset.SpectralBandType"></a>2.2.14 enumeration: SpectralBandType      </table><br><h3><a name="dataset.SpectralBandType"></a>2.2.14 enumeration: SpectralBandType
1589      </h3>      </h3>
# Line 1743  Line 1619 
1619        </tr>        </tr>
1620        <tr>        <tr>
1621          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1622          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">λ ≥ 10 mm; ν ≤ 30 GHz</td>
           λ ≥ 10 mm; ν ≤ 30 GHz  
             
         </td>  
1623        </tr>        </tr>
1624        <tr>        <tr>
1625          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.SpectralBandType.MILLIMETER"></a>MILLIMETER          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.SpectralBandType.MILLIMETER"></a>MILLIMETER
# Line 1756  Line 1629 
1629        </tr>        </tr>
1630        <tr>        <tr>
1631          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1632          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">0.1 mm ≤ λ ≤ 10 mm; 3000 GHz ≥ ν ≥ 30 GHz
           0.1 mm ≤ λ ≤ 10 mm; 3000 GHz ≥ ν ≥ 30 GHz  
             
1633                        
1634          </td>          </td>
1635        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1770  Line 1641 
1641        </tr>        </tr>
1642        <tr>        <tr>
1643          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1644          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">1 μ ≤ λ ≤ 100 μ</td>
           1 μ ≤ λ ≤ 100 μ  
             
         </td>  
1645        </tr>        </tr>
1646        <tr>        <tr>
1647          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.SpectralBandType.OPTICAL"></a>OPTICAL          <td class="feature-detail" rowspan="2" valign="top"><a name="dataset.SpectralBandType.OPTICAL"></a>OPTICAL
# Line 1783  Line 1651 
1651        </tr>        </tr>
1652        <tr>        <tr>
1653          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1654          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">0.3 μ ≤ λ ≤ 1 μ
           0.3 μ ≤ λ ≤ 1 μ  
             
1655                        
1656          </td>          </td>
1657        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1797  Line 1663 
1663        </tr>        </tr>
1664        <tr>        <tr>
1665          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1666          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">100 Å ≤ λ ≤ 3000 Å; 1.2 eV ≤ E ≤ 120 eV
           100 Å ≤ λ ≤ 3000 Å; 1.2 eV ≤ E ≤ 120 eV  
             
1667                        
1668          </td>          </td>
1669        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1811  Line 1675 
1675        </tr>        </tr>
1676        <tr>        <tr>
1677          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1678          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">0.1 Å ≤ λ ≤ 100 Å; 0.12 keV ≤ E ≤ 120 keV
           0.1 Å ≤ λ ≤ 100 Å; 0.12 keV ≤ E ≤ 120 keV  
             
1679                        
1680          </td>          </td>
1681        </tr>        </tr>
# Line 1825  Line 1687 
1687        </tr>        </tr>
1688        <tr>        <tr>
1689          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>          <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1690          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">E ≥ 120keV</td>
           E ≥ 120keV  
             
         </td>  
1691        </tr>        </tr>
1692      </table><br><h3><a name="experiment"></a>2.3 package: experiment      </table><br><h3><a name="experiment"></a>2.3 package: experiment
1693      </h3>      </h3>
# Line 1839  Line 1698 
1698        </tr>        </tr>
1699        <tr>        <tr>
1700          <td class="info-title">description</td>          <td class="info-title">description</td>
1701          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">The Observation Experiment model refers to several elements related to an Observation and its configuration.  As of the time
           The Observation Experiment model refers to several elements related to an Observation and its configuration.  As of the time  
1702            of this writing, there is no IVOA recommendation for a general Observation data model.  The Provenance data model, in progress,            of this writing, there is no IVOA recommendation for a general Observation data model.  The Provenance data model, in progress,
1703            will define the pattern for describing the relation between actions and results, and how to record these in datasets.  In            will define the pattern for describing the relation between actions and results, and how to record these in datasets.  In
1704            lieu of these standards, this document defines a straw-man Observation model.              lieu of these standards, this document defines a straw-man Observation model.  
1705                        
             
1706          </td>          </td>
1707        </tr>        </tr>
1708        <tr>        <tr>
# Line 1868  Line 1725 
1725          </tr>          </tr>
1726          <tr>          <tr>
1727            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
1728            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Extension of BaseTarget specialized for astronomical objects.  The AstroTarget defines additional astronomical properties
             Extension of BaseTarget specialized for astronomical objects.  The AstroTarget defines additional astronomical properties  
1729              of the target.              of the target.
               
1730            </td>            </td>
1731          </tr>          </tr>
1732          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 1911  Line 1766 
1766                      </tr>                      </tr>
1767                      <tr>                      <tr>
1768                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1769                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">General classification or type of the target.  This field supports the discovery of data pertaining to a common class.  e.g.
                         General classification or type of the target.  This field supports the discovery of data pertaining to a common class.  e.g.  
1770                          "Star", "Galaxy", "AGN".  At the time of this writing, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for this field.  The SIMBAD                          "Star", "Galaxy", "AGN".  At the time of this writing, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for this field.  The SIMBAD
1771                          and NED databases use defined vocabularies for astronomical object classifications which may serve as the basis for such.                          and NED databases use defined vocabularies for astronomical object classifications which may serve as the basis for such.
1772                                                    
                           
1773                        </td>                        </td>
1774                      </tr>                      </tr>
1775                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1934  Line 1787 
1787                      </tr>                      </tr>
1788                      <tr>                      <tr>
1789                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1790                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Spectral class of the object.  As with objectClass, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for specifying the spectral class
                         Spectral class of the object.  As with objectClass, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for specifying the spectral class  
1791                          of an object.  There is an IVOA Note on the subject entitled "An encoding system to represent stellar spectral classes in                          of an object.  There is an IVOA Note on the subject entitled "An encoding system to represent stellar spectral classes in
1792                          archival databases and catalogs", describing an encoding system which has been adopted by the MAST archive.                          archival databases and catalogs", describing an encoding system which has been adopted by the MAST archive.
1793                                                    
                           
1794                        </td>                        </td>
1795                      </tr>                      </tr>
1796                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1957  Line 1808 
1808                      </tr>                      </tr>
1809                      <tr>                      <tr>
1810                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1811                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">This field gives the canonical redshift of the astronomical object.  It is normally used to store the cosmological redshift
                         This field gives the canonical redshift of the astronomical object.  It is normally used to store the cosmological redshift  
1812                          of extragalactic objects, although it may also be used to store the observed redshift of Galactic sources if that information                          of extragalactic objects, although it may also be used to store the observed redshift of Galactic sources if that information
1813                          is felt by the data provider to be useful.                          is felt by the data provider to be useful.
1814                                                    
                           
1815                        </td>                        </td>
1816                      </tr>                      </tr>
1817                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 1980  Line 1829 
1829                      </tr>                      </tr>
1830                      <tr>                      <tr>
1831                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1832                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Canonical variability amplitude attributed to the target.
                         Canonical variability amplitude attributed to the target.  
                           
1833                                                    
1834                        </td>                        </td>
1835                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 2003  Line 1850 
1850          </tr>          </tr>
1851          <tr>          <tr>
1852            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
1853            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Abstract base class for the Target object tree.  The target object provides identifying metadata related to the subject or
             Abstract base class for the Target object tree.  The target object provides identifying metadata related to the subject or  
1854              goal of the experiment.  For an Observational experiment, this would typically be an astronomical object.  The BaseTarget              goal of the experiment.  For an Observational experiment, this would typically be an astronomical object.  The BaseTarget
1855              class defines high-level identifying information, and must be extended for particular classes of Target which may define additional              class defines high-level identifying information, and must be extended for particular classes of Target which may define additional
1856              characteristics.              characteristics.
1857                            
               
1858            </td>            </td>
1859          </tr>          </tr>
1860          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 2055  Line 1900 
1900                      </tr>                      </tr>
1901                      <tr>                      <tr>
1902                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1903                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">The target name.  The primary purpose of this field is to provide the user with a recognizable identity of the particular
                         The target name.  The primary purpose of this field is to provide the user with a recognizable identity of the particular  
1904                          subject or goal.  However, since this may be a query-able field in data discovery protocols, care should be taken to use values                          subject or goal.  However, since this may be a query-able field in data discovery protocols, care should be taken to use values
1905                          which follow conventions for the domain appropriate for the data.  For an astronomical object, this may be a name suitable                          which follow conventions for the domain appropriate for the data.  For an astronomical object, this may be a name suitable
1906                          for use within a domain-specific resolution service.  Simulated data might also use this sort of name (if simulating a particular                          for use within a domain-specific resolution service.  Simulated data might also use this sort of name (if simulating a particular
1907                          object), or a more generic term such as "G2V star".                          object), or a more generic term such as "G2V star".
1908                                                    
                           
1909                        </td>                        </td>
1910                      </tr>                      </tr>
1911                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2080  Line 1923 
1923                      </tr>                      </tr>
1924                      <tr>                      <tr>
1925                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1926                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Free form description of target.
                         Free form description of target.  
                           
1927                                                    
1928                        </td>                        </td>
1929                      </tr>                      </tr>
1930                      <tr>                      <tr>
1931                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="experiment.BaseTarget.position"></a><b>position</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="experiment.BaseTarget.position"></a><b>position</b></td>
1932                        <td class="feature-heading">type</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">type</td>
1933                        <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#stc">stc</a>:<a href="http://volute.g-vo.org/svn/trunk/projects/dm/vo-dml/models/STC2/prototype/STCPrototype-2.0.html#Position">Position</a></td>                        <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#stc">stc</a>:<a href="http://volute.g-vo.org/svn/trunk/projects/dm/vo-dml/models/STC2/prototype/STCPrototype-2.0.html#coords.Position">coords.Position</a></td>
1934                      </tr>                      </tr>
1935                      <tr>                      <tr>
1936                        <td class="feature-heading">vodml-id</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">vodml-id</td>
# Line 2101  Line 1942 
1942                      </tr>                      </tr>
1943                      <tr>                      <tr>
1944                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
1945                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">This field provides the spatial location of the target.  The value is an STC Position object which supports all required dimensionality
                         This field provides the spatial location of the target.  The value is an STC Position object which supports all required dimensionality  
1946                          and coordinate frame specification needs.                          and coordinate frame specification needs.
1947                                                    
                           
1948                        </td>                        </td>
1949                      </tr>                      </tr>
1950                    </table>                    </table>
# Line 2125  Line 1964 
1964          </tr>          </tr>
1965          <tr>          <tr>
1966            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
1967            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">This Characterisation object is a direct extension of the Characterisation object from the IVOA Characterisation Data Model
             This Characterisation object is a direct extension of the Characterisation object from the IVOA Characterisation Data Model  
1968              Standard.  This provides a local object which may be contained in a 'composition' relation to other objects of this model              Standard.  This provides a local object which may be contained in a 'composition' relation to other objects of this model
1969              (specifically ObsDataset).  This object may be extended and/or modified by specific Dataset models as needed.              (specifically ObsDataset).  This object may be extended and/or modified by specific Dataset models as needed.
1970                  Characterisation provides a broad scale description of the coordinate space occupied by the dataset in each of the axis domains.                  Characterisation provides a broad scale description of the coordinate space occupied by the dataset in each of the axis domains.
# Line 2134  Line 1972 
1972              there is a strong correlation between Characterisation and Data objects.  In some cases, the values may be directly derived              there is a strong correlation between Characterisation and Data objects.  In some cases, the values may be directly derived
1973              from the Data, in others, they provide supporting metadata about the broader domain.  For example, the Accuracy fields in              from the Data, in others, they provide supporting metadata about the broader domain.  For example, the Accuracy fields in
1974              Characterisation represent typical accuracy for the dataset, while those within Data provide per-data-point errors.                Characterisation represent typical accuracy for the dataset, while those within Data provide per-data-point errors.  
               
1975            </td>            </td>
1976          </tr>          </tr>
1977          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 2168  Line 2005 
2005          </tr>          </tr>
2006          <tr>          <tr>
2007            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2008            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">The Derived (short for Derived Data) object holds derived information obtained by evaluating or analyzing the contents of
             The Derived (short for Derived Data) object holds derived information obtained by evaluating or analyzing the contents of  
2009              the dataset.  The specific content of this object is strongly dependent on the specific type of dataset, so we provide a generic              the dataset.  The specific content of this object is strongly dependent on the specific type of dataset, so we provide a generic
2010              model which may be specialized in other models to define elements appropriate for that type of dataset.              model which may be specialized in other models to define elements appropriate for that type of dataset.
2011                            
2012              The primary purpose of this object is to provide a common framework in which specific information may be placed to aid in              The primary purpose of this object is to provide a common framework in which specific information may be placed to aid in
2013              discovery and filtering of datasets in various access protocols.              discovery and filtering of datasets in various access protocols.
2014                            
               
2015            </td>            </td>
2016          </tr>          </tr>
2017          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 2216  Line 2051 
2051                      </tr>                      </tr>
2052                      <tr>                      <tr>
2053                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2054                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Collection of zero or more DerivedElement objects, each of which provides a specific quantity obtained by analyzing the dataset
                         Collection of zero or more DerivedElement objects, each of which provides a specific quantity obtained by analyzing the dataset  
2055                          content.                          content.
2056                                                    
                           
2057                        </td>                        </td>
2058                      </tr>                      </tr>
2059                    </table>                    </table>
# Line 2240  Line 2073 
2073          </tr>          </tr>
2074          <tr>          <tr>
2075            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2076            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Abstract base for defining derived data elements.  Typically, models for specific data products would extend this object to
             Abstract base for defining derived data elements.  Typically, models for specific data products would extend this object to  
2077              define various elements appropriate for that model.  For example, the Spectrum model could define signal-to-noise ratio (SNR),              define various elements appropriate for that model.  For example, the Spectrum model could define signal-to-noise ratio (SNR),
2078              or TimeSeries could define period, or variability.  We put no restriction on the DerivedElement content since the result could              or TimeSeries could define period, or variability.  We put no restriction on the DerivedElement content since the result could
2079              be a simple value or a complex object.  However, it is recommended that extensions be simple and compact in keeping with the              be a simple value or a complex object.  However, it is recommended that extensions be simple and compact in keeping with the
2080              primary intent of use in data discovery.              primary intent of use in data discovery.
2081                            
               
2082            </td>            </td>
2083          </tr>          </tr>
2084          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 2282  Line 2113 
2113          </tr>          </tr>
2114          <tr>          <tr>
2115            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2116            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Simple extension of DerivedElement class which can serve many use cases.  Usages of this object in other models to define
             Simple extension of DerivedElement class which can serve many use cases.  Usages of this object in other models to define  
2117              specific elements should explicitly define the element name, and the process by which the value is determined.              specific elements should explicitly define the element name, and the process by which the value is determined.
2118                            
               
2119            </td>            </td>
2120          </tr>          </tr>
2121          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 2326  Line 2155 
2155                      </tr>                      </tr>
2156                      <tr>                      <tr>
2157                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2158                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Name identifying the derived element.</td>
                         Name identifying the derived element.  
                           
                       </td>  
2159                      </tr>                      </tr>
2160                      <tr>                      <tr>
2161                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="experiment.DerivedScalar.value"></a><b>value</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="experiment.DerivedScalar.value"></a><b>value</b></td>
# Line 2346  Line 2172 
2172                      </tr>                      </tr>
2173                      <tr>                      <tr>
2174                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2175                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Value of the derived element.
                         Value of the derived element.  
                           
2176                                                    
2177                        </td>                        </td>
2178                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 2369  Line 2193 
2193          </tr>          </tr>
2194          <tr>          <tr>
2195            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2196            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Facility performing the observation.
             Facility performing the observation.  
               
2197                            
2198            </td>            </td>
2199          </tr>          </tr>
# Line 2389  Line 2211 
2211                        <td width="20%" class="info-title">extends</td>                        <td width="20%" class="info-title">extends</td>
2212                        <td colspan="3" class="feature-detail"><a href="#party.Role">Role [ds:party.Role]</a></td>                        <td colspan="3" class="feature-detail"><a href="#party.Role">Role [ds:party.Role]</a></td>
2213                      </tr>                      </tr>
2214                        <tr>
2215                          <td colspan="3" class="info-title">constraints</td>
2216                        </tr>
2217                        <tr>
2218                          <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" colspan="3">party:Organization[1]</td>
2219                        </tr>
2220                    </table>                    </table>
2221                  </td>                  </td>
2222                </tr>                </tr>
# Line 2406  Line 2234 
2234          </tr>          </tr>
2235          <tr>          <tr>
2236            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2237            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Identifies the instrument used to create the data.  This can be a specific instrument name, general type or something else,
             Identifies the instrument used to create the data.  This can be a specific instrument name, general type or something else,  
2238              such as a program in the case of theoretical data.   (RM:Collection.Instrument)              such as a program in the case of theoretical data.   (RM:Collection.Instrument)
               
2239            </td>            </td>
2240          </tr>          </tr>
2241          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 2445  Line 2271 
2271                      </tr>                      </tr>
2272                      <tr>                      <tr>
2273                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2274                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Name of the instrument.
                         Name of the instrument.  
                           
2275                                                    
2276                        </td>                        </td>
2277                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 2468  Line 2292 
2292          </tr>          </tr>
2293          <tr>          <tr>
2294            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2295            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">ObsConfig describes all Observation Configuration metadata.  We define a small set of configuration elements which are required
             ObsConfig describes all Observation Configuration metadata.  We define a small set of configuration elements which are required  
2296              as Provenance in the observation dataset.              as Provenance in the observation dataset.
2297                            
               
2298            </td>            </td>
2299          </tr>          </tr>
2300          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 2513  Line 2335 
2335                      </tr>                      </tr>
2336                      <tr>                      <tr>
2337                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2338                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Describes the spectral domain of the observation in a very general sense.  
                         Describes the spectral domain of the observation in a very general sense.    
2339                          The value may be expressed in terms of general spectral bands, or specific bandpass names.  If multiple bands are covered,                          The value may be expressed in terms of general spectral bands, or specific bandpass names.  If multiple bands are covered,
2340                          the value may be a comma delimited combination of appropriate bands.  If expressed as general bands, the value(s) must be                          the value may be a comma delimited combination of appropriate bands.  If expressed as general bands, the value(s) must be
2341                          selected from the enumerated set given by the SpectralBand type.  There is no controlled vocabulary for specific bandpass                          selected from the enumerated set given by the SpectralBand type.  There is no controlled vocabulary for specific bandpass
# Line 2522  Line 2343 
2343                          "H-alpha").                          "H-alpha").
2344                          This field corresponds to both the Coverage.Spectral and Coverage.Spectral.Bandpass fields of the Resource Metadata document.                          This field corresponds to both the Coverage.Spectral and Coverage.Spectral.Bandpass fields of the Resource Metadata document.
2345                                                    
                           
2346                        </td>                        </td>
2347                      </tr>                      </tr>
2348                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2540  Line 2360 
2360                      </tr>                      </tr>
2361                      <tr>                      <tr>
2362                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2363                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Describes the original source of the data in a very general fashion.  In other words, "What sort of observation originally
                         Describes the original source of the data in a very general fashion.  In other words, "What sort of observation originally  
2364                          generated the data?"  Suggested values include:                          generated the data?"  Suggested values include:
2365                          + survey: Survey data typically covers some region of observational parameter space with as complete as possible coverage                          + survey: Survey data typically covers some region of observational parameter space with as complete as possible coverage
2366                          within that region.                          within that region.
# Line 2550  Line 2369 
2369                          + artificial:  Artificial, or simulated data.  Similar to 'theory', but not necessarily based on a theoretical model.                          + artificial:  Artificial, or simulated data.  Similar to 'theory', but not necessarily based on a theoretical model.
2370                          + custom:  Custom data, as part of a specific research project.                          + custom:  Custom data, as part of a specific research project.
2371                                                    
                           
2372                        </td>                        </td>
2373                      </tr>                      </tr>
2374                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2580  Line 2398 
2398                      </tr>                      </tr>
2399                      <tr>                      <tr>
2400                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2401                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Metadata pertaining to the facility performing the observation.
                         Metadata pertaining to the facility performing the observation.  
                           
2402                                                    
2403                        </td>                        </td>
2404                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 2605  Line 2421 
2421                      </tr>                      </tr>
2422                      <tr>                      <tr>
2423                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2424                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Metadata pertaining to the instrument used to create the data.</td>
                         Metadata pertaining to the instrument used to create the data.  
                           
                       </td>  
2425                      </tr>                      </tr>
2426                    </table>                    </table>
2427                  </td>                  </td>
# Line 2627  Line 2440 
2440          </tr>          </tr>
2441          <tr>          <tr>
2442            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2443            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Abstract object extending Dataset with metadata relevant to datasets derived from Observations.
             Abstract object extending Dataset with metadata relevant to datasets derived from Observations.  
               
2444                            
2445            </td>            </td>
2446          </tr>          </tr>
# Line 2670  Line 2481 
2481                      </tr>                      </tr>
2482                      <tr>                      <tr>
2483                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2484                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">High level classification for the calibration level of the particular dataset as a whole.  The calibration level concept conveys
                         High level classification for the calibration level of the particular dataset as a whole.  The calibration level concept conveys  
2485                          to the user information on how much data reduction/processing has been applied to the data.  It is up to the data providers                          to the user information on how much data reduction/processing has been applied to the data.  It is up to the data providers
2486                          to consider how to map their own internal classification to the scale defined here.                          to consider how to map their own internal classification to the scale defined here.
2487                          Scale:                          Scale:
# Line 2681  Line 2491 
2491                          * 3 - Enhanced data products like mosaics, resampled or drizzled images, or heavily processed survey fields.  Level 3 data                          * 3 - Enhanced data products like mosaics, resampled or drizzled images, or heavily processed survey fields.  Level 3 data
2492                          products may represent the combination of data from multiple primary observations.                          products may represent the combination of data from multiple primary observations.
2493                                                    
                           
2494                        </td>                        </td>
2495                      </tr>                      </tr>
2496                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2695  Line 2504 
2504                      <tr>                      <tr>
2505                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="experiment.ObsDataset.coordSys"></a><b>coordSys</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="experiment.ObsDataset.coordSys"></a><b>coordSys</b></td>
2506                        <td class="feature-heading">type</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">type</td>
2507                        <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#stc">stc</a>:<a href="http://volute.g-vo.org/svn/trunk/projects/dm/vo-dml/models/STC2/prototype/STCPrototype-2.0.html#AstroCoordSystem">AstroCoordSystem</a></td>                        <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#stc">stc</a>:<a href="http://volute.g-vo.org/svn/trunk/projects/dm/vo-dml/models/STC2/prototype/STCPrototype-2.0.html#coordsystem.AstroCoordSystem">coordsystem.AstroCoordSystem</a></td>
2508                      </tr>                      </tr>
2509                      <tr>                      <tr>
2510                        <td class="feature-heading">vodml-id</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">vodml-id</td>
# Line 2707  Line 2516 
2516                      </tr>                      </tr>
2517                      <tr>                      <tr>
2518                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2519                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Zero or more references to coordinate system defintions associated with the dataset.  Since multiple data products may contibute
                         Zero or more references to coordinate system defintions associated with the dataset.  Since multiple data products may contibute  
2520                          to the content of a dataset, this element provides convenient, high-level access to definitions which may be distributed among                          to the content of a dataset, this element provides convenient, high-level access to definitions which may be distributed among
2521                          lower-level objects.                            lower-level objects.  
2522                                                    
                           
2523                        </td>                        </td>
2524                      </tr>                      </tr>
2525                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2730  Line 2537 
2537                      </tr>                      </tr>
2538                      <tr>                      <tr>
2539                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2540                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Reference to ObsConfig object from Observation.  This object provides some high-level metadata related to the observation
                         Reference to ObsConfig object from Observation.  This object provides some high-level metadata related to the observation  
2541                          configuration.                          configuration.
                           
2542                        </td>                        </td>
2543                      </tr>                      </tr>
2544                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2751  Line 2556 
2556                      </tr>                      </tr>
2557                      <tr>                      <tr>
2558                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2559                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Reference to Proposal object from Observation.  This object provides metadata identifying any proposal related to the observation
                         Reference to Proposal object from Observation.  This object provides metadata identifying any proposal related to the observation  
2560                          which produced the dataset.                          which produced the dataset.
                           
2561                        </td>                        </td>
2562                      </tr>                      </tr>
2563                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2772  Line 2575 
2575                      </tr>                      </tr>
2576                      <tr>                      <tr>
2577                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2578                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Reference to a BaseTarget object from Observation.  Provides metadata describing the target of the observation.</td>
                         Reference to a BaseTarget object from Observation.  Provides metadata describing the target of the observation.  
                           
                       </td>  
2579                      </tr>                      </tr>
2580                      <tr>                      <tr>
2581                        <td colspan="3" class="info-title">collections</td>                        <td colspan="3" class="info-title">collections</td>
# Line 2804  Line 2604 
2604                      </tr>                      </tr>
2605                      <tr>                      <tr>
2606                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2607                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Characterisation provides a 'characteristic' view of the dataset coordinate space.  For each represented domain (spatial,
                         Characterisation provides a 'characteristic' view of the dataset coordinate space.  For each represented domain (spatial,  
2608                          spectral, temporal, etc), characterisation provides metadata summarizing the coverage, resolution, representative accuracies,                          spectral, temporal, etc), characterisation provides metadata summarizing the coverage, resolution, representative accuracies,
2609                          etc. for the dataset asa a whole.                          etc. for the dataset asa a whole.
                           
2610                        </td>                        </td>
2611                      </tr>                      </tr>
2612                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2830  Line 2628 
2628                      </tr>                      </tr>
2629                      <tr>                      <tr>
2630                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2631                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Provides a high level summary of certain properties of the dataset.  Its primary purpose is to support high level filtering
                         Provides a high level summary of certain properties of the dataset.  Its primary purpose is to support high level filtering  
2632                          of datasets during data discovery.                          of datasets during data discovery.
2633                                                    
                           
2634                        </td>                        </td>
2635                      </tr>                      </tr>
2636                    </table>                    </table>
# Line 2854  Line 2650 
2650          </tr>          </tr>
2651          <tr>          <tr>
2652            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2653            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Head class for an Observation Experiment.
             Head class for an Observation Experiment.  
2654              The Observation is modeled as a type of 'Experiment', with some basic structure defined to provide metadata about the observation              The Observation is modeled as a type of 'Experiment', with some basic structure defined to provide metadata about the observation
2655              target and configuration.  The product, or 'result' of the Observation is zero or more ObsDataset objects.  This pattern is              target and configuration.  The product, or 'result' of the Observation is zero or more ObsDataset objects.  This pattern is
2656              inspired by, and compatible with the Simulation Data Model, where a 'Simulation' can be considered another form of 'Experiment'              inspired by, and compatible with the Simulation Data Model, where a 'Simulation' can be considered another form of 'Experiment'
2657              or perhaps even another form of 'Observation'.              or perhaps even another form of 'Observation'.
2658                            
               
2659            </td>            </td>
2660          </tr>          </tr>
2661          <tr>          <tr>
# Line 2897  Line 2691 
2691                      </tr>                      </tr>
2692                      <tr>                      <tr>
2693                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2694                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Internal ID determined by the data provide to uniquely identify the observation within the institution or entity performing
                         Internal ID determined by the data provide to uniquely identify the observation within the institution or entity performing  
2695                          the observation.                          the observation.
2696                                                    
                           
2697                        </td>                        </td>
2698                      </tr>                      </tr>
2699                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2931  Line 2723 
2723                      </tr>                      </tr>
2724                      <tr>                      <tr>
2725                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2726                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Observation configuration metadata, provides information about who, where, and how the observation was conducted.
                         Observation configuration metadata, provides information about who, where, and how the observation was conducted.  
                           
2727                                                    
2728                        </td>                        </td>
2729                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 2956  Line 2746 
2746                      </tr>                      </tr>
2747                      <tr>                      <tr>
2748                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2749                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Identifies any proposal related to the observation.  This field may be used to gather all observations and products related
                         Identifies any proposal related to the observation.  This field may be used to gather all observations and products related  
2750                          to a particular proposal.                          to a particular proposal.
2751                                                    
                           
2752                        </td>                        </td>
2753                      </tr>                      </tr>
2754                      <tr>                      <tr>
# Line 2982  Line 2770 
2770                      </tr>                      </tr>
2771                      <tr>                      <tr>
2772                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2773                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">The result of an observation is zero or more Observation Datasets.
                         The result of an observation is zero or more Observation Datasets.  
                           
2774                                                    
2775                        </td>                        </td>
2776                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 3007  Line 2793 
2793                      </tr>                      </tr>
2794                      <tr>                      <tr>
2795                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2796                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">The target of the observation.  The content of this object may vary greatly depending on the goals and nature of the observation.
                         The target of the observation.  The content of this object may vary greatly depending on the goals and nature of the observation.  
2797                          For example, the 'target' could be a galaxy, stellar object, planet, or calibratioin source.  As such, we allow the BaseTarget                          For example, the 'target' could be a galaxy, stellar object, planet, or calibratioin source.  As such, we allow the BaseTarget
2798                          class here, and permit the users to define and use more content rich flavors according to their needs.                          class here, and permit the users to define and use more content rich flavors according to their needs.
                           
2799                        </td>                        </td>
2800                      </tr>                      </tr>
2801                    </table>                    </table>
# Line 3031  Line 2815 
2815          </tr>          </tr>
2816          <tr>          <tr>
2817            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2818            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Metadata related to the proposal or document which spawned the observation.
             Metadata related to the proposal or document which spawned the observation.  
               
2819                            
2820            </td>            </td>
2821          </tr>          </tr>
# Line 3075  Line 2857 
2857                      </tr>                      </tr>
2858                      <tr>                      <tr>
2859                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2860                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Tag used to uniquely identify a particular proposal within the institution or entity.
                         Tag used to uniquely identify a particular proposal within the institution or entity.  
                           
2861                                                    
2862                        </td>                        </td>
2863                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 3098  Line 2878 
2878          </tr>          </tr>
2879          <tr>          <tr>
2880            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2881            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">General purpose Target object.</td>
             General purpose Target object.  
               
           </td>  
2882          </tr>          </tr>
2883          <tr>          <tr>
2884            <td colspan="2">            <td colspan="2">
# Line 3140  Line 2917 
2917                      </tr>                      </tr>
2918                      <tr>                      <tr>
2919                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
2920                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">General classification or type of the target.  This field supports the discovery of data pertaining to a common class.  e.g.
                         General classification or type of the target.  This field supports the discovery of data pertaining to a common class.  e.g.  
2921                          "Star", "Galaxy", "AGN".  At the time of this writing, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for this field.  The SIMBAD                          "Star", "Galaxy", "AGN".  At the time of this writing, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for this field.  The SIMBAD
2922                          and NED databases use defined vocabularies for astronomical object classifications which may serve as the basis for such.                          and NED databases use defined vocabularies for astronomical object classifications which may serve as the basis for such.
                           
2923                        </td>                        </td>
2924                      </tr>                      </tr>
2925                    </table>                    </table>
# Line 3163  Line 2938 
2938        </tr>        </tr>
2939        <tr>        <tr>
2940          <td class="info-title">description</td>          <td class="info-title">description</td>
2941          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">          <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">We include a simple Party model for associating an Entity with a Role that Entity is playing.  For example, a particular Individual
           We include a simple Party model for associating an Entity with a Role that Entity is playing.  For example, a particular Individual  
2942            can be both a Contact and Publisher of a dataset.            can be both a Contact and Publisher of a dataset.
             
2943          </td>          </td>
2944        </tr>        </tr>
2945        <tr>        <tr>
# Line 3189  Line 2962 
2962          </tr>          </tr>
2963          <tr>          <tr>
2964            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
2965            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Abstract head of the sub-set of Parties which describe a single individual.</td>
             Abstract head of the sub-set of Parties which describe a single individual.  
               
           </td>  
2966          </tr>          </tr>
2967          <tr>          <tr>
2968            <td colspan="2">            <td colspan="2">
# Line 3231  Line 3001 
3001                      </tr>                      </tr>
3002                      <tr>                      <tr>
3003                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
3004                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Mailing address for the person.  The value is expressed as a single string containing all components of the address. </td>
                         Mailing address for the person.  The value is expressed as a single string containing all components of the address.  
                           
                       </td>  
3005                      </tr>                      </tr>
3006                      <tr>                      <tr>
3007                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="party.Individual.phone"></a><b>phone</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="party.Individual.phone"></a><b>phone</b></td>
# Line 3251  Line 3018 
3018                      </tr>                      </tr>
3019                      <tr>                      <tr>
3020                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
3021                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Phone number associated with the person.  The value is expressed as a string according to the format appropriate for the locale.</td>
                         Phone number associated with the person.  The value is expressed as a string according to the format appropriate for the locale.  
                           
                       </td>  
3022                      </tr>                      </tr>
3023                      <tr>                      <tr>
3024                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="party.Individual.email"></a><b>email</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="party.Individual.email"></a><b>email</b></td>
# Line 3271  Line 3035 
3035                      </tr>                      </tr>
3036                      <tr>                      <tr>
3037                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
3038                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">E-mail address of the Individual</td>
                         E-mail address of the Individual  
                           
                       </td>  
3039                      </tr>                      </tr>
3040                    </table>                    </table>
3041                  </td>                  </td>
# Line 3293  Line 3054 
3054          </tr>          </tr>
3055          <tr>          <tr>
3056            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
3057            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Extension of Party for any Organization or Institution.</td>
             Extension of Party for any Organization or Institution.  
               
           </td>  
3058          </tr>          </tr>
3059          <tr>          <tr>
3060            <td colspan="2">            <td colspan="2">
# Line 3335  Line 3093 
3093                      </tr>                      </tr>
3094                      <tr>                      <tr>
3095                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
3096                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Mailing address.  The value is expressed as a single string containing all components of the address.
                         Mailing address.  The value is expressed as a single string containing all components of the address.  
                           
3097                                                    
3098                        </td>                        </td>
3099                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 3356  Line 3112 
3112                      </tr>                      </tr>
3113                      <tr>                      <tr>
3114                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
3115                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Phone number.  The value is expressed as a string according to the format appropriate for the locale.</td>
                         Phone number.  The value is expressed as a string according to the format appropriate for the locale.  
                           
                       </td>  
3116                      </tr>                      </tr>
3117                      <tr>                      <tr>
3118                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="party.Organization.email"></a><b>email</b></td>                        <td class="feature-detail" valign="top" rowspan="4"><a name="party.Organization.email"></a><b>email</b></td>
# Line 3376  Line 3129 
3129                      </tr>                      </tr>
3130                      <tr>                      <tr>
3131                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
3132                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">E-mail address of the Organization.
                         E-mail address of the Organization.  
                           
3133                                                    
3134                        </td>                        </td>
3135                      </tr>                      </tr>
# Line 3397  Line 3148 
3148                      </tr>                      </tr>
3149                      <tr>                      <tr>
3150                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
3151                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">URL pointer to a graphical logo associated with the Organization.</td>
                         URL pointer to a graphical logo associated with the Organization.  
                           
                       </td>  
3152                      </tr>                      </tr>
3153                    </table>                    </table>
3154                  </td>                  </td>
# Line 3419  Line 3167 
3167          </tr>          </tr>
3168          <tr>          <tr>
3169            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
3170            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Abstract head of the set of classes describing various entities. </td>
             Abstract head of the set of classes describing various entities.  
               
           </td>  
3171          </tr>          </tr>
3172          <tr>          <tr>
3173            <td colspan="2">            <td colspan="2">
# Line 3467  Line 3212 
3212                      </tr>                      </tr>
3213                      <tr>                      <tr>
3214                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
3215                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Name of the Party or entity.  All entities are assumed to have a name.</td>
                         Name of the Party or entity.  All entities are assumed to have a name.  
                           
                       </td>  
3216                      </tr>                      </tr>
3217                    </table>                    </table>
3218                  </td>                  </td>
# Line 3489  Line 3231 
3231          </tr>          </tr>
3232          <tr>          <tr>
3233            <td class="info-title">description</td>            <td class="info-title">description</td>
3234            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">            <td class="feature-detail" colspan="1">Abstract class for the entity role.  Models should extend this class to define local roles which are played by various entities/parties.</td>
             Abstract class for the entity role.  Models should extend this class to define local roles which are played by various entities/parties.  
               
           </td>  
3235          </tr>          </tr>
3236          <tr>          <tr>
3237            <td colspan="2">            <td colspan="2">
# Line 3532  Line 3271 
3271                      </tr>                      </tr>
3272                      <tr>                      <tr>
3273                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>                        <td class="feature-heading">description</td>
3274                        <td class="feature-detail">                        <td class="feature-detail">Reference to the Party or Entity which is associated with this role.</td>
                         Reference to the Party or Entity which is associated with this role.  
                           
                       </td>  
3275                      </tr>                      </tr>
3276                    </table>                    </table>
3277                  </td>                  </td>
# Line 3560  Line 3296 
3296        <tr>        <tr>
3297          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#"></a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#"></a></td>
3298          <td class="feature-detail">vo-dml:model</td>          <td class="feature-detail">vo-dml:model</td>
3299          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">This document provides a data model describing the structure and content of generic Dataset metadata for the IVOA.  This is
           This document provides a data model describing the structure and content of generic Dataset metadata for the IVOA.  This is  
3300            a high-level model which is to be referenced and extended by other models describing specific types of Datasets and Data products.            a high-level model which is to be referenced and extended by other models describing specific types of Datasets and Data products.
3301            In this document, we specify the generic Dataset, as well as an ObservationDataset model which covers the class of Datasets            In this document, we specify the generic Dataset, as well as an ObservationDataset model which covers the class of Datasets
3302            which are derived from an Observation.  At the time of this writing, there is no formal Observation-Experiment model for the            which are derived from an Observation.  At the time of this writing, there is no formal Observation-Experiment model for the
3303            IVOA, so we include a hypothetical Observation-Experiment model to serve as a placeholder.            IVOA, so we include a hypothetical Observation-Experiment model to serve as a placeholder.
3304                        
             
3305          </td>          </td>
3306        </tr>        </tr>
3307        <tr>        <tr>
3308          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset">dataset</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset">dataset</a></td>
3309          <td class="feature-detail">package</td>          <td class="feature-detail">package</td>
3310          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Dataset Metadata package</td>
           Dataset Metadata package  
             
         </td>  
3311        </tr>        </tr>
3312        <tr>        <tr>
3313          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Collection">dataset.Collection</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Collection">dataset.Collection</a></td>
3314          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3315          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A generic organizational construct which allows Datasets to be associated with each other by a set of Collection properties.
           A generic organizational construct which allows Datasets to be associated with each other by a set of Collection properties.  
3316            Datasets tagged with the same Collection properies can be assumed to have some degree of compatibility.            Datasets tagged with the same Collection properies can be assumed to have some degree of compatibility.
             
3317          </td>          </td>
3318        </tr>        </tr>
3319        <tr>        <tr>
3320          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Collection.name">dataset.Collection.name</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Collection.name">dataset.Collection.name</a></td>
3321          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3322          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The values are generally defined by the creating entity.  Examples: "WFC", "Sloan", "BFS Spectrograph", "MSX Galactic Plane
           The values are generally defined by the creating entity.  Examples: "WFC", "Sloan", "BFS Spectrograph", "MSX Galactic Plane  
3323            Survey".            Survey".
3324                        
             
3325          </td>          </td>
3326        </tr>        </tr>
3327        <tr>        <tr>
3328          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Contact">dataset.Contact</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Contact">dataset.Contact</a></td>
3329          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3330          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Contact information for a person or entity.
           Contact information for a person or entity.  
3331                        
3332            Contact is modeled as a Role played by a particular person or entity (Party).  We subset the type of Party to include only            Contact is modeled as a Role played by a particular person or entity (Party).  We subset the type of Party to include only
3333            Individuals.  This includes both a physical person, or proxy service such as a helpdesk.            Individuals.  This includes both a physical person, or proxy service such as a helpdesk.
3334                        
             
3335          </td>          </td>
3336        </tr>        </tr>
3337        <tr>        <tr>
3338          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Contributor">dataset.Contributor</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Contributor">dataset.Contributor</a></td>
3339          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3340          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Contributor is modeled as a Role played by a Party or entity who participated in the generation of the Dataset.</td>
           Contributor is modeled as a Role played by a Party or entity who participated in the generation of the Dataset.  
             
         </td>  
3341        </tr>        </tr>
3342        <tr>        <tr>
3343          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Contributor.acknowledgment">dataset.Contributor.acknowledgment</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Contributor.acknowledgment">dataset.Contributor.acknowledgment</a></td>
3344          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3345          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Acknowledgment expression for the contributor.  Users of the dataset should include these in subsequent credits and acknowledgements.
           Acknowledgment expression for the contributor.  Users of the dataset should include these in subsequent credits and acknowledgements.  
3346            The expression should be formatted as desired by the contributor.            The expression should be formatted as desired by the contributor.
             
3347          </td>          </td>
3348        </tr>        </tr>
3349        <tr>        <tr>
3350          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType">dataset.CreationType</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType">dataset.CreationType</a></td>
3351          <td class="feature-detail">enumeration</td>          <td class="feature-detail">enumeration</td>
3352          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Enumeration of dataset creation types.</td>
           Enumeration of dataset creation types.  
             
         </td>  
3353        </tr>        </tr>
3354        <tr>        <tr>
3355          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.ARCHIVAL">dataset.CreationType.ARCHIVAL</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.ARCHIVAL">dataset.CreationType.ARCHIVAL</a></td>
3356          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3357          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Indicates that it is one of a collection of datasets generated in a systematic, homogeneous way and is stored statically (or
           Indicates that it is one of a collection of datasets generated in a systematic, homogeneous way and is stored statically (or  
3358            at least versioned).  It will be possible to regenerate this dataset at a later date.  The remaining types imply on-the-fly            at least versioned).  It will be possible to regenerate this dataset at a later date.  The remaining types imply on-the-fly
3359            manipulation.            manipulation.
             
3360          </td>          </td>
3361        </tr>        </tr>
3362        <tr>        <tr>
3363          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.CATALOG_EXTRACTION">dataset.CreationType.CATALOG_EXTRACTION</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.CATALOG_EXTRACTION">dataset.CreationType.CATALOG_EXTRACTION</a></td>
3364          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3365          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Has been extracted from a catalog.</td>
           Has been extracted from a catalog.  
             
         </td>  
3366        </tr>        </tr>
3367        <tr>        <tr>
3368          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.CUTOUT">dataset.CreationType.CUTOUT</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.CUTOUT">dataset.CreationType.CUTOUT</a></td>
3369          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3370          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Indicates that the dataset was created "on-the-fly", by subsetting, but not by modifying values.
           Indicates that the dataset was created "on-the-fly", by subsetting, but not by modifying values.  
             
3371                        
3372          </td>          </td>
3373        </tr>        </tr>
3374        <tr>        <tr>
3375          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.FILTERED">dataset.CreationType.FILTERED</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.FILTERED">dataset.CreationType.FILTERED</a></td>
3376          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3377          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">May involve excluding data prior to binning into samples, also "on-the-fly"
           May involve excluding data prior to binning into samples, also "on-the-fly"  
             
3378                        
3379          </td>          </td>
3380        </tr>        </tr>
3381        <tr>        <tr>
3382          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.MOSAIC">dataset.CreationType.MOSAIC</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.MOSAIC">dataset.CreationType.MOSAIC</a></td>
3383          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3384          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Combines multiple original datasets "on-the-fly"</td>
           Combines multiple original datasets "on-the-fly"  
             
         </td>  
3385        </tr>        </tr>
3386        <tr>        <tr>
3387          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.SPECTRAL_EXTRACTION">dataset.CreationType.SPECTRAL_EXTRACTION</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.CreationType.SPECTRAL_EXTRACTION">dataset.CreationType.SPECTRAL_EXTRACTION</a></td>
3388          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3389          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Has been extracted, for example, from a spectral data cube.
           Has been extracted, for example, from a spectral data cube.  
             
3390                        
3391          </td>          </td>
3392        </tr>        </tr>
3393        <tr>        <tr>
3394          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Creator">dataset.Creator</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Creator">dataset.Creator</a></td>
3395          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3396          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Creator is modeled as a Role played by the organization or entity which created the Dataset.
           Creator is modeled as a Role played by the organization or entity which created the Dataset.  
             
3397                        
3398          </td>          </td>
3399        </tr>        </tr>
3400        <tr>        <tr>
3401          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation">dataset.Curation</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation">dataset.Curation</a></td>
3402          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3403          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The Curation object provides metadata assigned by the entity responsible for the support of the dataset content as well as
           The Curation object provides metadata assigned by the entity responsible for the support of the dataset content as well as  
3404            identifying metadata about that entity.  It is assembled from definitions provided by the IVOA standard document, "Resource            identifying metadata about that entity.  It is assembled from definitions provided by the IVOA standard document, "Resource
3405            Metadata for the Virtual Observatory; Version 1.12"  (Resource Metadata).  Here, we provide a brief description of each field            Metadata for the Virtual Observatory; Version 1.12"  (Resource Metadata).  Here, we provide a brief description of each field
3406            for easy reference, along with a notation of its mapping to the Resource Metadata document (RM:field), where the reader may            for easy reference, along with a notation of its mapping to the Resource Metadata document (RM:field), where the reader may
3407            find more detailed information.            find more detailed information.
3408                        
             
3409          </td>          </td>
3410        </tr>        </tr>
3411        <tr>        <tr>
3412          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.contact">dataset.Curation.contact</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.contact">dataset.Curation.contact</a></td>
3413          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3414          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Contact information of the person/entity responsible for the content of the dataset.  We recommend using a generic 'helpdesk'
           Contact information of the person/entity responsible for the content of the dataset.  We recommend using a generic 'helpdesk'  
3415            type contact rather than individuals whose information may more easily become obsolete. (RM:Curation.Contact)            type contact rather than individuals whose information may more easily become obsolete. (RM:Curation.Contact)
             
3416          </td>          </td>
3417        </tr>        </tr>
3418        <tr>        <tr>
3419          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.publisher">dataset.Curation.publisher</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.publisher">dataset.Curation.publisher</a></td>
3420          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3421          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The entity making the data available.  (RM:Curation.Publisher)</td>
           The entity making the data available.  (RM:Curation.Publisher)  
             
         </td>  
3422        </tr>        </tr>
3423        <tr>        <tr>
3424          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.publisherDID">dataset.Curation.publisherDID</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.publisherDID">dataset.Curation.publisherDID</a></td>
3425          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3426          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">IVOA dataset identifier assigned by the publisher to uniquely identify the dataset within its holdings.  Typically, the basis
           IVOA dataset identifier assigned by the publisher to uniquely identify the dataset within its holdings.  Typically, the basis  
3427            of this identifier will be the publisher ID.  However, if the publisherchooses to use a 'global index service' such as ADS            of this identifier will be the publisher ID.  However, if the publisherchooses to use a 'global index service' such as ADS
3428            to obtain persistent identifiers for their datasets, rather than generate their own, that identifier should be used both here            to obtain persistent identifiers for their datasets, rather than generate their own, that identifier should be used both here
3429            and for DataID.datasetID.  Note: this model also defines a creator dataset ID (DataID.creatorDID), these will differ if the            and for DataID.datasetID.  Note: this model also defines a creator dataset ID (DataID.creatorDID), these will differ if the
3430            publishing entity is not the creator of the dataset.  Values are to be expressed as dataset identifiers using the syntax described            publishing entity is not the creator of the dataset.  Values are to be expressed as dataset identifiers using the syntax described
3431            in "IVOA Identifiers"            in "IVOA Identifiers"
             
3432          </td>          </td>
3433        </tr>        </tr>
3434        <tr>        <tr>
3435          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.reference">dataset.Curation.reference</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.reference">dataset.Curation.reference</a></td>
3436          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3437          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Zero or more bibliographic or documentation references associated with the dataset.  Each instance provides a single forward
           Zero or more bibliographic or documentation references associated with the dataset.  Each instance provides a single forward  
3438            link to a major publication which references the dataset.  (RM:General.Source)            link to a major publication which references the dataset.  (RM:General.Source)
             
3439          </td>          </td>
3440        </tr>        </tr>
3441        <tr>        <tr>
3442          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.releaseDate">dataset.Curation.releaseDate</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.releaseDate">dataset.Curation.releaseDate</a></td>
3443          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3444          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Date the curated dataset was last modified.  (RM:Curation.Date)</td>
           Date the curated dataset was last modified.  (RM:Curation.Date)  
             
         </td>  
3445        </tr>        </tr>
3446        <tr>        <tr>
3447          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.rights">dataset.Curation.rights</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.rights">dataset.Curation.rights</a></td>
# Line 3767  Line 3454 
3454        <tr>        <tr>
3455          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.version">dataset.Curation.version</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Curation.version">dataset.Curation.version</a></td>
3456          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3457          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Version of the curated dataset, assigned by the publisher.  This is an independent versioning from DataID.version that allows
           Version of the curated dataset, assigned by the publisher.  This is an independent versioning from DataID.version that allows  
3458            the publisher to track changes to the high level dataset metadata (e.g. curation metadata, identifiers, etc.) without effecting            the publisher to track changes to the high level dataset metadata (e.g. curation metadata, identifiers, etc.) without effecting
3459            the creator defined dataset version.  The value may be based on the DataID.version (e.g. by adding a sub-version extension),            the creator defined dataset version.  The value may be based on the DataID.version (e.g. by adding a sub-version extension),
3460            or an independent versioning.  There are no format restrictions on the value.  (RM:Curation.Version)            or an independent versioning.  There are no format restrictions on the value.  (RM:Curation.Version)
3461                        
             
3462          </td>          </td>
3463        </tr>        </tr>
3464        <tr>        <tr>
3465          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID">dataset.DataID</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID">dataset.DataID</a></td>
3466          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3467          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The Data Identification object (DataID) stores the dataset identifiers and other metadata typically assigned by the dataset
           The Data Identification object (DataID) stores the dataset identifiers and other metadata typically assigned by the dataset  
3468            creator.            creator.
3469                  The Dataset IDs in this object must comply with the syntax for dataset identifiers defined in the "IVOA Identifiers" document,                  The Dataset IDs in this object must comply with the syntax for dataset identifiers defined in the "IVOA Identifiers" document,
3470            including the use of 'stop' characters to identify specific datasets that are not individually in the registry.   e.g., ivo://example.net/aservice?2013/5/2342.            including the use of 'stop' characters to identify specific datasets that are not individually in the registry.   e.g., ivo://example.net/aservice?2013/5/2342.
# Line 3788  Line 3472 
3472            provide a brief description of each field for easy reference, along with a notation of its mapping to the Resource Metadata            provide a brief description of each field for easy reference, along with a notation of its mapping to the Resource Metadata
3473            document (RM:field), where the reader may find more detailed information.            document (RM:field), where the reader may find more detailed information.
3474                        
             
3475          </td>          </td>
3476        </tr>        </tr>
3477        <tr>        <tr>
3478          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.collection">dataset.DataID.collection</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.collection">dataset.DataID.collection</a></td>
3479          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3480          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The dataset is associated with zero or more Collections (instrument name, survey name, etc.) .  Each instance identifies a
           The dataset is associated with zero or more Collections (instrument name, survey name, etc.) .  Each instance identifies a  
3481            tag indicating some degree of compatibility with other data sharing the same Collection properties.            tag indicating some degree of compatibility with other data sharing the same Collection properties.
             
3482          </td>          </td>
3483        </tr>        </tr>
3484        <tr>        <tr>
3485          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.contributor">dataset.DataID.contributor</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.contributor">dataset.DataID.contributor</a></td>
3486          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3487          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Persons or entities who contributed to the generation of the scientific content of the dataset.  Users of the dataset should
           Persons or entities who contributed to the generation of the scientific content of the dataset.  Users of the dataset should  
3488            include these in subsequent credits and acknowledgements. (RM:Curation.Contributor)            include these in subsequent credits and acknowledgements. (RM:Curation.Contributor)
             
3489          </td>          </td>
3490        </tr>        </tr>
3491        <tr>        <tr>
3492          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.creationType">dataset.DataID.creationType</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.creationType">dataset.DataID.creationType</a></td>
3493          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3494          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The dataset creation type describes the nature or genre of the content.  (RM:General.Type).
           The dataset creation type describes the nature or genre of the content.  (RM:General.Type).  
3495            Note: This field provides information about the process by which the dataset was created.  As the Observation/Experiment model            Note: This field provides information about the process by which the dataset was created.  As the Observation/Experiment model
3496            matures, this may evolve into a provenance element on the Experiment type.            matures, this may evolve into a provenance element on the Experiment type.
             
3497          </td>          </td>
3498        </tr>        </tr>
3499        <tr>        <tr>
3500          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.creator">dataset.DataID.creator</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.creator">dataset.DataID.creator</a></td>
3501          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3502          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The institution or entity which created the dataset.</td>
           The institution or entity which created the dataset.  
             
         </td>  
3503        </tr>        </tr>
3504        <tr>        <tr>
3505          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.creatorDID">dataset.DataID.creatorDID</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.creatorDID">dataset.DataID.creatorDID</a></td>
3506          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3507          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The dataset identifier assigned by the creator.  Here, the authority-id of the identifier must be that of the creator.  It
           The dataset identifier assigned by the creator.  Here, the authority-id of the identifier must be that of the creator.  It  
3508            is used to identify the original exposure of the dataset in an archive, and will remain static regardless of where the dataset            is used to identify the original exposure of the dataset in an archive, and will remain static regardless of where the dataset
3509            is published.  The creator ID will not necessarily change even if the VO object in question is a cutout or is otherwise further            is published.  The creator ID will not necessarily change even if the VO object in question is a cutout or is otherwise further
3510            processed.            processed.
3511                        
             
3512          </td>          </td>
3513        </tr>        </tr>
3514        <tr>        <tr>
3515          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.datasetID">dataset.DataID.datasetID</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.datasetID">dataset.DataID.datasetID</a></td>
3516          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3517          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">If the dataset is registered with an external 'global index service' such as ADS, the publisher may include that identifier
           If the dataset is registered with an external 'global index service' such as ADS, the publisher may include that identifier  
3518            here.  This provides a common, persistent identifier for the dataset, and possible access point to follow for information            here.  This provides a common, persistent identifier for the dataset, and possible access point to follow for information
3519            on publications and other related datasets.  Note: the same dataset published at more than one location would have different            on publications and other related datasets.  Note: the same dataset published at more than one location would have different
3520            Curation.publisherDID values, but the same DataID.datasetID.  eg: "ivo://ADS/Sa.CXO?obsid=1234", "ivo://ADS/sh.hut#ngc4151_141"            Curation.publisherDID values, but the same DataID.datasetID.  eg: "ivo://ADS/Sa.CXO?obsid=1234", "ivo://ADS/sh.hut#ngc4151_141"
3521                        
             
3522          </td>          </td>
3523        </tr>        </tr>
3524        <tr>        <tr>
3525          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.date">dataset.DataID.date</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.date">dataset.DataID.date</a></td>
3526          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3527          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Data processing or creation date (RM:Curation.Date).</td>
           Data processing or creation date (RM:Curation.Date).  
             
         </td>  
3528        </tr>        </tr>
3529        <tr>        <tr>
3530          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.title">dataset.DataID.title</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.title">dataset.DataID.title</a></td>
3531          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3532          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A free form string giving a title for the dataset.  (RM:Identity.Title)</td>
           A free form string giving a title for the dataset.  (RM:Identity.Title)  
             
         </td>  
3533        </tr>        </tr>
3534        <tr>        <tr>
3535          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.version">dataset.DataID.version</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataID.version">dataset.DataID.version</a></td>
3536          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3537          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Version assigned by the creator, reflecting the production version of the dataset.  This value should only be changed by the
           Version assigned by the creator, reflecting the production version of the dataset.  This value should only be changed by the  
3538            creator, upon the new release of a dataset.  There are no format restrictions or specifications on the versioning scheme.            creator, upon the new release of a dataset.  There are no format restrictions or specifications on the versioning scheme.
3539                        
             
3540          </td>          </td>
3541        </tr>        </tr>
3542        <tr>        <tr>
3543          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataModel">dataset.DataModel</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataModel">dataset.DataModel</a></td>
3544          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3545          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">This object provides specific information regarding the data model and version thereof that a dataset represents.  This information
           This object provides specific information regarding the data model and version thereof that a dataset represents.  This information  
3546            is primarily an aide to (de)serialization of the dataset.  As such, it would better be defined by serialization conventions.            is primarily an aide to (de)serialization of the dataset.  As such, it would better be defined by serialization conventions.
3547            In lieu of such conventions, we include this object and representative serialization examples for the primary file formats            In lieu of such conventions, we include this object and representative serialization examples for the primary file formats
3548            VOTable and FITS.            VOTable and FITS.
3549                        
             
3550          </td>          </td>
3551        </tr>        </tr>
3552        <tr>        <tr>
3553          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataModel.URL">dataset.DataModel.URL</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataModel.URL">dataset.DataModel.URL</a></td>
3554          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3555          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">URL pointer to the XML schema associated with the model.
           URL pointer to the XML schema associated with the model.  
             
3556                        
3557          </td>          </td>
3558        </tr>        </tr>
3559        <tr>        <tr>
3560          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataModel.name">dataset.DataModel.name</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataModel.name">dataset.DataModel.name</a></td>
3561          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3562          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Formatted string providing the name and version of the model document.  The format speficication is "[name]-[version].[subversion]".
           Formatted string providing the name and version of the model document.  The format speficication is "[name]-[version].[subversion]".  
3563            Each derived model should specifically state the appropriate string for this field.            Each derived model should specifically state the appropriate string for this field.
3564                        
             
3565          </td>          </td>
3566        </tr>        </tr>
3567        <tr>        <tr>
3568          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataModel.prefix">dataset.DataModel.prefix</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataModel.prefix">dataset.DataModel.prefix</a></td>
3569          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3570          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Prefix string used in UType string for elements associated with the model.  For IVOA standard models, this will be a predetermined
           Prefix string used in UType string for elements associated with the model.  For IVOA standard models, this will be a predetermined  
3571            string (e.g. 'stc' or 'spec').  Extended, or user defined content can specify a unique prefix for their own content.            string (e.g. 'stc' or 'spec').  Extended, or user defined content can specify a unique prefix for their own content.
3572                        
             
3573          </td>          </td>
3574        </tr>        </tr>
3575        <tr>        <tr>
3576          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType">dataset.DataProductType</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType">dataset.DataProductType</a></td>
3577          <td class="feature-detail">enumeration</td>          <td class="feature-detail">enumeration</td>
3578          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Enumeration identifying the high level classification of a data product.</td>
           Enumeration identifying the high level classification of a data product.  
             
         </td>  
3579        </tr>        </tr>
3580        <tr>        <tr>
3581          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.CATALOG">dataset.DataProductType.CATALOG</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.CATALOG">dataset.DataProductType.CATALOG</a></td>
3582          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3583          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A catalog.
           A catalog.  
             
3584                        
3585          </td>          </td>
3586        </tr>        </tr>
3587        <tr>        <tr>
3588          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.CUBE">dataset.DataProductType.CUBE</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.CUBE">dataset.DataProductType.CUBE</a></td>
3589          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3590          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A multidimensional astronomical image of three (3) or more axes.
           A multidimensional astronomical image of three (3) or more axes.  
             
3591                        
3592          </td>          </td>
3593        </tr>        </tr>
3594        <tr>        <tr>
3595          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.EVENT">dataset.DataProductType.EVENT</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.EVENT">dataset.DataProductType.EVENT</a></td>
3596          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3597          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">An event counting dataset (e.g. X-ray). An event dataset may contain data with spatial, spectral, and time information for
           An event counting dataset (e.g. X-ray). An event dataset may contain data with spatial, spectral, and time information for  
3598            each measured event.            each measured event.
             
3599          </td>          </td>
3600        </tr>        </tr>
3601        <tr>        <tr>
3602          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.IMAGE">dataset.DataProductType.IMAGE</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.IMAGE">dataset.DataProductType.IMAGE</a></td>
3603          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3604          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A two (2) dimensional astronomical image.</td>
           A two (2) dimensional astronomical image.  
             
         </td>  
3605        </tr>        </tr>
3606        <tr>        <tr>
3607          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.PHOTOMETRY">dataset.DataProductType.PHOTOMETRY</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.PHOTOMETRY">dataset.DataProductType.PHOTOMETRY</a></td>
3608          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3609          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Dataset with spectral coverage with irregular gaps.
           Dataset with spectral coverage with irregular gaps.  
             
3610                        
3611          </td>          </td>
3612        </tr>        </tr>
3613        <tr>        <tr>
3614          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.SED">dataset.DataProductType.SED</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.SED">dataset.DataProductType.SED</a></td>
3615          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3616          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A spectral energy distribution, an advanced data product often produced by combining data from multiple observations.</td>
           A spectral energy distribution, an advanced data product often produced by combining data from multiple observations.  
             
         </td>  
3617        </tr>        </tr>
3618        <tr>        <tr>
3619          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.SPECTRUM">dataset.DataProductType.SPECTRUM</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.SPECTRUM">dataset.DataProductType.SPECTRUM</a></td>
3620          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3621          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Dataset where spectral coverage is the primary attribute, in contiguous bins. e.g. a 1D spectrum or a long slit spectrum.
           Dataset where spectral coverage is the primary attribute, in contiguous bins. e.g. a 1D spectrum or a long slit spectrum.  
             
3622                        
3623          </td>          </td>
3624        </tr>        </tr>
3625        <tr>        <tr>
3626          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.TIMESERIES">dataset.DataProductType.TIMESERIES</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.TIMESERIES">dataset.DataProductType.TIMESERIES</a></td>
3627          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3628          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Dataset presenting some quantity varying as a function of time.  A light curve is a typical example of a timeseries dataset.</td>
           Dataset presenting some quantity varying as a function of time.  A light curve is a typical example of a timeseries dataset.  
             
         </td>  
3629        </tr>        </tr>
3630        <tr>        <tr>
3631          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.VISIBILITY">dataset.DataProductType.VISIBILITY</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.DataProductType.VISIBILITY">dataset.DataProductType.VISIBILITY</a></td>
3632          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3633          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">A visibility (radio) dataset. Typically this is instrumental data, and is often a complex object containing multiple files
           A visibility (radio) dataset. Typically this is instrumental data, and is often a complex object containing multiple files  
3634            or other substructures.  A visibility dataset may contain data with spatial, spectral, time, and polarization information            or other substructures.  A visibility dataset may contain data with spatial, spectral, time, and polarization information
3635            for each measured visibility.            for each measured visibility.
             
3636          </td>          </td>
3637        </tr>        </tr>
3638        <tr>        <tr>
3639          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset">dataset.Dataset</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset">dataset.Dataset</a></td>
3640          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3641          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Abstract object for the generic IVOA Dataset.  It is intended to be useful for any type of data.  Specific dataset models
           Abstract object for the generic IVOA Dataset.  It is intended to be useful for any type of data.  Specific dataset models  
3642            should extend this object, providing detailed definitions and additional content as appropriate for that type of dataset.            should extend this object, providing detailed definitions and additional content as appropriate for that type of dataset.
3643                        
             
3644          </td>          </td>
3645        </tr>        </tr>
3646        <tr>        <tr>
3647          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset.curation">dataset.Dataset.curation</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset.curation">dataset.Dataset.curation</a></td>
3648          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3649          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Provides metadata related to the entity responsible for the curation of the dataset.
           Provides metadata related to the entity responsible for the curation of the dataset.  
             
3650                        
3651          </td>          </td>
3652        </tr>        </tr>
3653        <tr>        <tr>
3654          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset.dataID">dataset.Dataset.dataID</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset.dataID">dataset.Dataset.dataID</a></td>
3655          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3656          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">DataID provides high level identification metadata for the dataset itself, and any associations with various collections.</td>
           DataID provides high level identification metadata for the dataset itself, and any associations with various collections.  
             
         </td>  
3657        </tr>        </tr>
3658        <tr>        <tr>
3659          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset.dataProductSubtype">dataset.Dataset.dataProductSubtype</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset.dataProductSubtype">dataset.Dataset.dataProductSubtype</a></td>
3660          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3661          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Secondary type classification for the dataset.  This field is intended to precisely specify the scientific nature of the data
           Secondary type classification for the dataset.  This field is intended to precisely specify the scientific nature of the data  
3662            product, possibly in terms relevant only to a specific archive or data collection.  For example, dataProductType='image' could            product, possibly in terms relevant only to a specific archive or data collection.  For example, dataProductType='image' could
3663            have associated dataProductSubtype="src.image", "bkg.image", "PixelMask", etc.  Values are unrestricted strings.            have associated dataProductSubtype="src.image", "bkg.image", "PixelMask", etc.  Values are unrestricted strings.
3664                        
             
3665          </td>          </td>
3666        </tr>        </tr>
3667        <tr>        <tr>
3668          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset.dataProductType">dataset.Dataset.dataProductType</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Dataset.dataProductType">dataset.Dataset.dataProductType</a></td>
3669          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3670          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Describes the high level scientific classification of the data content.  Values are restricted to the DataProductType enumeration
           Describes the high level scientific classification of the data content.  Values are restricted to the DataProductType enumeration  
3671            set and convey the general idea of the content and organization of            set and convey the general idea of the content and organization of
3672            a dataset.            a dataset.
3673                        
             
3674          </td>          </td>
3675        </tr>        </tr>
3676        <tr>        <tr>
3677          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Publication">dataset.Publication</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Publication">dataset.Publication</a></td>
3678          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3679          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Any referenceable publication associated with a Dataset.</td>
           Any referenceable publication associated with a Dataset.  
             
         </td>  
3680        </tr>        </tr>
3681        <tr>        <tr>
3682          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Publication.refCode">dataset.Publication.refCode</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Publication.refCode">dataset.Publication.refCode</a></td>
3683          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3684          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Reference code of the publication.  Values should be expressed as a URL, or bibcode (discernible as a 19 character string
           Reference code of the publication.  Values should be expressed as a URL, or bibcode (discernible as a 19 character string  
3685            beginning with 4 digits).  Free text references are allowed, but discouraged.            beginning with 4 digits).  Free text references are allowed, but discouraged.
             
3686          </td>          </td>
3687        </tr>        </tr>
3688        <tr>        <tr>
3689          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Publisher">dataset.Publisher</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Publisher">dataset.Publisher</a></td>
3690          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3691          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Publisher is modeled as a Role played by the organization or entity making the Dataset available.</td>
           Publisher is modeled as a Role played by the organization or entity making the Dataset available.  
             
         </td>  
3692        </tr>        </tr>
3693        <tr>        <tr>
3694          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Publisher.publisherID">dataset.Publisher.publisherID</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.Publisher.publisherID">dataset.Publisher.publisherID</a></td>
3695          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3696          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">IVOA resource identifier associated with the publisher and registered with an IVOA compliant registry  (eg: ivo://mast.stsci.edu).
           IVOA resource identifier associated with the publisher and registered with an IVOA compliant registry  (eg: ivo://mast.stsci.edu).  
3697            Values are to be expressed using the syntax described in "IVOA Identifiers".            Values are to be expressed using the syntax described in "IVOA Identifiers".
3698                        
             
3699          </td>          </td>
3700        </tr>        </tr>
3701        <tr>        <tr>
3702          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.RightsType">dataset.RightsType</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.RightsType">dataset.RightsType</a></td>
3703          <td class="feature-detail">enumeration</td>          <td class="feature-detail">enumeration</td>
3704          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Enumeration of access rights levels.
           Enumeration of access rights levels.  
             
3705                        
3706          </td>          </td>
3707        </tr>        </tr>
3708        <tr>        <tr>
3709          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.RightsType.PROPRIETARY">dataset.RightsType.PROPRIETARY</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.RightsType.PROPRIETARY">dataset.RightsType.PROPRIETARY</a></td>
3710          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3711          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">only proprietary access is allowed with authentication.
           only proprietary access is allowed with authentication.  
             
3712                        
3713          </td>          </td>
3714        </tr>        </tr>
3715        <tr>        <tr>
3716          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.RightsType.PUBLIC">dataset.RightsType.PUBLIC</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.RightsType.PUBLIC">dataset.RightsType.PUBLIC</a></td>
3717          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3718          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">unrestricted, public access is allowed, without authentication.</td>
           unrestricted, public access is allowed, without authentication.  
             
         </td>  
3719        </tr>        </tr>
3720        <tr>        <tr>
3721          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.RightsType.SECURE">dataset.RightsType.SECURE</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.RightsType.SECURE">dataset.RightsType.SECURE</a></td>
3722          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3723          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">authenticated, public access is allowed.</td>
           authenticated, public access is allowed.  
             
         </td>  
3724        </tr>        </tr>
3725        <tr>        <tr>
3726          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType">dataset.SpectralBandType</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType">dataset.SpectralBandType</a></td>
# Line 4134  Line 3733 
3733        <tr>        <tr>
3734          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.GAMMARAY">dataset.SpectralBandType.GAMMARAY</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.GAMMARAY">dataset.SpectralBandType.GAMMARAY</a></td>
3735          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3736          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">E ≥ 120keV</td>
           E ≥ 120keV  
             
         </td>  
3737        </tr>        </tr>
3738        <tr>        <tr>
3739          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.INFRARED">dataset.SpectralBandType.INFRARED</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.INFRARED">dataset.SpectralBandType.INFRARED</a></td>
3740          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3741          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">1 μ ≤ λ ≤ 100 μ</td>
           1 μ ≤ λ ≤ 100 μ  
             
         </td>  
3742        </tr>        </tr>
3743        <tr>        <tr>
3744          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.MILLIMETER">dataset.SpectralBandType.MILLIMETER</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.MILLIMETER">dataset.SpectralBandType.MILLIMETER</a></td>
3745          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3746          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">0.1 mm ≤ λ ≤ 10 mm; 3000 GHz ≥ ν ≥ 30 GHz
           0.1 mm ≤ λ ≤ 10 mm; 3000 GHz ≥ ν ≥ 30 GHz  
             
3747                        
3748          </td>          </td>
3749        </tr>        </tr>
3750        <tr>        <tr>
3751          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.OPTICAL">dataset.SpectralBandType.OPTICAL</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.OPTICAL">dataset.SpectralBandType.OPTICAL</a></td>
3752          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3753          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">0.3 μ ≤ λ ≤ 1 μ
           0.3 μ ≤ λ ≤ 1 μ  
             
3754                        
3755          </td>          </td>
3756        </tr>        </tr>
3757        <tr>        <tr>
3758          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.RADIO">dataset.SpectralBandType.RADIO</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.RADIO">dataset.SpectralBandType.RADIO</a></td>
3759          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3760          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">λ ≥ 10 mm; ν ≤ 30 GHz</td>
           λ ≥ 10 mm; ν ≤ 30 GHz  
             
         </td>  
3761        </tr>        </tr>
3762        <tr>        <tr>
3763          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.ULTRAVIOLET">dataset.SpectralBandType.ULTRAVIOLET</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.ULTRAVIOLET">dataset.SpectralBandType.ULTRAVIOLET</a></td>
3764          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3765          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">100 Å ≤ λ ≤ 3000 Å; 1.2 eV ≤ E ≤ 120 eV
           100 Å ≤ λ ≤ 3000 Å; 1.2 eV ≤ E ≤ 120 eV  
             
3766                        
3767          </td>          </td>
3768        </tr>        </tr>
3769        <tr>        <tr>
3770          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.XRAY">dataset.SpectralBandType.XRAY</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#dataset.SpectralBandType.XRAY">dataset.SpectralBandType.XRAY</a></td>
3771          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>          <td class="feature-detail">literal</td>
3772          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">0.1 Å ≤ λ ≤ 100 Å; 0.12 keV ≤ E ≤ 120 keV
           0.1 Å ≤ λ ≤ 100 Å; 0.12 keV ≤ E ≤ 120 keV  
             
3773                        
3774          </td>          </td>
3775        </tr>        </tr>
3776        <tr>        <tr>
3777          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment">experiment</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment">experiment</a></td>
3778          <td class="feature-detail">package</td>          <td class="feature-detail">package</td>
3779          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The Observation Experiment model refers to several elements related to an Observation and its configuration.  As of the time
           The Observation Experiment model refers to several elements related to an Observation and its configuration.  As of the time  
3780            of this writing, there is no IVOA recommendation for a general Observation data model.  The Provenance data model, in progress,            of this writing, there is no IVOA recommendation for a general Observation data model.  The Provenance data model, in progress,
3781            will define the pattern for describing the relation between actions and results, and how to record these in datasets.  In            will define the pattern for describing the relation between actions and results, and how to record these in datasets.  In
3782            lieu of these standards, this document defines a straw-man Observation model.              lieu of these standards, this document defines a straw-man Observation model.  
3783                        
             
3784          </td>          </td>
3785        </tr>        </tr>
3786        <tr>        <tr>
3787          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget">experiment.AstroTarget</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget">experiment.AstroTarget</a></td>
3788          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3789          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Extension of BaseTarget specialized for astronomical objects.  The AstroTarget defines additional astronomical properties
           Extension of BaseTarget specialized for astronomical objects.  The AstroTarget defines additional astronomical properties  
3790            of the target.            of the target.
             
3791          </td>          </td>
3792        </tr>        </tr>
3793        <tr>        <tr>
3794          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget.objectClass">experiment.AstroTarget.objectClass</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget.objectClass">experiment.AstroTarget.objectClass</a></td>
3795          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3796          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">General classification or type of the target.  This field supports the discovery of data pertaining to a common class.  e.g.
           General classification or type of the target.  This field supports the discovery of data pertaining to a common class.  e.g.  
3797            "Star", "Galaxy", "AGN".  At the time of this writing, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for this field.  The SIMBAD            "Star", "Galaxy", "AGN".  At the time of this writing, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for this field.  The SIMBAD
3798            and NED databases use defined vocabularies for astronomical object classifications which may serve as the basis for such.            and NED databases use defined vocabularies for astronomical object classifications which may serve as the basis for such.
3799                        
             
3800          </td>          </td>
3801        </tr>        </tr>
3802        <tr>        <tr>
3803          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget.redshift">experiment.AstroTarget.redshift</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget.redshift">experiment.AstroTarget.redshift</a></td>
3804          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3805          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">This field gives the canonical redshift of the astronomical object.  It is normally used to store the cosmological redshift
           This field gives the canonical redshift of the astronomical object.  It is normally used to store the cosmological redshift  
3806            of extragalactic objects, although it may also be used to store the observed redshift of Galactic sources if that information            of extragalactic objects, although it may also be used to store the observed redshift of Galactic sources if that information
3807            is felt by the data provider to be useful.            is felt by the data provider to be useful.
3808                        
             
3809          </td>          </td>
3810        </tr>        </tr>
3811        <tr>        <tr>
3812          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget.spectralClass">experiment.AstroTarget.spectralClass</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget.spectralClass">experiment.AstroTarget.spectralClass</a></td>
3813          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3814          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Spectral class of the object.  As with objectClass, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for specifying the spectral class
           Spectral class of the object.  As with objectClass, there is no IVOA recommended vocabulary for specifying the spectral class  
3815            of an object.  There is an IVOA Note on the subject entitled "An encoding system to represent stellar spectral classes in            of an object.  There is an IVOA Note on the subject entitled "An encoding system to represent stellar spectral classes in
3816            archival databases and catalogs", describing an encoding system which has been adopted by the MAST archive.            archival databases and catalogs", describing an encoding system which has been adopted by the MAST archive.
3817                        
             
3818          </td>          </td>
3819        </tr>        </tr>
3820        <tr>        <tr>
3821          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget.varAmpl">experiment.AstroTarget.varAmpl</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.AstroTarget.varAmpl">experiment.AstroTarget.varAmpl</a></td>
3822          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3823          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Canonical variability amplitude attributed to the target.
           Canonical variability amplitude attributed to the target.  
             
3824                        
3825          </td>          </td>
3826        </tr>        </tr>
3827        <tr>        <tr>
3828          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.BaseTarget">experiment.BaseTarget</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.BaseTarget">experiment.BaseTarget</a></td>
3829          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3830          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Abstract base class for the Target object tree.  The target object provides identifying metadata related to the subject or
           Abstract base class for the Target object tree.  The target object provides identifying metadata related to the subject or  
3831            goal of the experiment.  For an Observational experiment, this would typically be an astronomical object.  The BaseTarget            goal of the experiment.  For an Observational experiment, this would typically be an astronomical object.  The BaseTarget
3832            class defines high-level identifying information, and must be extended for particular classes of Target which may define additional            class defines high-level identifying information, and must be extended for particular classes of Target which may define additional
3833            characteristics.            characteristics.
3834                        
             
3835          </td>          </td>
3836        </tr>        </tr>
3837        <tr>        <tr>
3838          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.BaseTarget.description">experiment.BaseTarget.description</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.BaseTarget.description">experiment.BaseTarget.description</a></td>
3839          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3840          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Free form description of target.
           Free form description of target.  
             
3841                        
3842          </td>          </td>
3843        </tr>        </tr>
3844        <tr>        <tr>
3845          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.BaseTarget.name">experiment.BaseTarget.name</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.BaseTarget.name">experiment.BaseTarget.name</a></td>
3846          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3847          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The target name.  The primary purpose of this field is to provide the user with a recognizable identity of the particular
           The target name.  The primary purpose of this field is to provide the user with a recognizable identity of the particular  
3848            subject or goal.  However, since this may be a query-able field in data discovery protocols, care should be taken to use values            subject or goal.  However, since this may be a query-able field in data discovery protocols, care should be taken to use values
3849            which follow conventions for the domain appropriate for the data.  For an astronomical object, this may be a name suitable            which follow conventions for the domain appropriate for the data.  For an astronomical object, this may be a name suitable
3850            for use within a domain-specific resolution service.  Simulated data might also use this sort of name (if simulating a particular            for use within a domain-specific resolution service.  Simulated data might also use this sort of name (if simulating a particular
3851            object), or a more generic term such as "G2V star".            object), or a more generic term such as "G2V star".
3852                        
             
3853          </td>          </td>
3854        </tr>        </tr>
3855        <tr>        <tr>
3856          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.BaseTarget.position">experiment.BaseTarget.position</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.BaseTarget.position">experiment.BaseTarget.position</a></td>
3857          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3858          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">This field provides the spatial location of the target.  The value is an STC Position object which supports all required dimensionality
           This field provides the spatial location of the target.  The value is an STC Position object which supports all required dimensionality  
3859            and coordinate frame specification needs.            and coordinate frame specification needs.
3860                        
             
3861          </td>          </td>
3862        </tr>        </tr>
3863        <tr>        <tr>
3864          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Characterisation">experiment.Characterisation</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Characterisation">experiment.Characterisation</a></td>
3865          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3866          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">This Characterisation object is a direct extension of the Characterisation object from the IVOA Characterisation Data Model
           This Characterisation object is a direct extension of the Characterisation object from the IVOA Characterisation Data Model  
3867            Standard.  This provides a local object which may be contained in a 'composition' relation to other objects of this model            Standard.  This provides a local object which may be contained in a 'composition' relation to other objects of this model
3868            (specifically ObsDataset).  This object may be extended and/or modified by specific Dataset models as needed.            (specifically ObsDataset).  This object may be extended and/or modified by specific Dataset models as needed.
3869                  Characterisation provides a broad scale description of the coordinate space occupied by the dataset in each of the axis domains.                  Characterisation provides a broad scale description of the coordinate space occupied by the dataset in each of the axis domains.
# Line 4310  Line 3871 
3871            there is a strong correlation between Characterisation and Data objects.  In some cases, the values may be directly derived            there is a strong correlation between Characterisation and Data objects.  In some cases, the values may be directly derived
3872            from the Data, in others, they provide supporting metadata about the broader domain.  For example, the Accuracy fields in            from the Data, in others, they provide supporting metadata about the broader domain.  For example, the Accuracy fields in
3873            Characterisation represent typical accuracy for the dataset, while those within Data provide per-data-point errors.              Characterisation represent typical accuracy for the dataset, while those within Data provide per-data-point errors.  
             
3874          </td>          </td>
3875        </tr>        </tr>
3876        <tr>        <tr>
3877          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Derived">experiment.Derived</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Derived">experiment.Derived</a></td>
3878          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3879          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">The Derived (short for Derived Data) object holds derived information obtained by evaluating or analyzing the contents of
           The Derived (short for Derived Data) object holds derived information obtained by evaluating or analyzing the contents of  
3880            the dataset.  The specific content of this object is strongly dependent on the specific type of dataset, so we provide a generic            the dataset.  The specific content of this object is strongly dependent on the specific type of dataset, so we provide a generic
3881            model which may be specialized in other models to define elements appropriate for that type of dataset.            model which may be specialized in other models to define elements appropriate for that type of dataset.
3882                        
3883            The primary purpose of this object is to provide a common framework in which specific information may be placed to aid in            The primary purpose of this object is to provide a common framework in which specific information may be placed to aid in
3884            discovery and filtering of datasets in various access protocols.            discovery and filtering of datasets in various access protocols.
3885                        
             
3886          </td>          </td>
3887        </tr>        </tr>
3888        <tr>        <tr>
3889          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Derived.derivedElement">experiment.Derived.derivedElement</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Derived.derivedElement">experiment.Derived.derivedElement</a></td>
3890          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3891          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Collection of zero or more DerivedElement objects, each of which provides a specific quantity obtained by analyzing the dataset
           Collection of zero or more DerivedElement objects, each of which provides a specific quantity obtained by analyzing the dataset  
3892            content.            content.
3893                        
             
3894          </td>          </td>
3895        </tr>        </tr>
3896        <tr>        <tr>
3897          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.DerivedElement">experiment.DerivedElement</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.DerivedElement">experiment.DerivedElement</a></td>
3898          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3899          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Abstract base for defining derived data elements.  Typically, models for specific data products would extend this object to
           Abstract base for defining derived data elements.  Typically, models for specific data products would extend this object to  
3900            define various elements appropriate for that model.  For example, the Spectrum model could define signal-to-noise ratio (SNR),            define various elements appropriate for that model.  For example, the Spectrum model could define signal-to-noise ratio (SNR),
3901            or TimeSeries could define period, or variability.  We put no restriction on the DerivedElement content since the result could            or TimeSeries could define period, or variability.  We put no restriction on the DerivedElement content since the result could
3902            be a simple value or a complex object.  However, it is recommended that extensions be simple and compact in keeping with the            be a simple value or a complex object.  However, it is recommended that extensions be simple and compact in keeping with the
3903            primary intent of use in data discovery.            primary intent of use in data discovery.
3904                        
             
3905          </td>          </td>
3906        </tr>        </tr>
3907        <tr>        <tr>
3908          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.DerivedScalar">experiment.DerivedScalar</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.DerivedScalar">experiment.DerivedScalar</a></td>
3909          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3910          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Simple extension of DerivedElement class which can serve many use cases.  Usages of this object in other models to define
           Simple extension of DerivedElement class which can serve many use cases.  Usages of this object in other models to define  
3911            specific elements should explicitly define the element name, and the process by which the value is determined.            specific elements should explicitly define the element name, and the process by which the value is determined.
3912                        
             
3913          </td>          </td>
3914        </tr>        </tr>
3915        <tr>        <tr>
3916          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.DerivedScalar.name">experiment.DerivedScalar.name</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.DerivedScalar.name">experiment.DerivedScalar.name</a></td>
3917          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3918          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Name identifying the derived element.</td>
           Name identifying the derived element.  
             
         </td>  
3919        </tr>        </tr>
3920        <tr>        <tr>
3921          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.DerivedScalar.value">experiment.DerivedScalar.value</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.DerivedScalar.value">experiment.DerivedScalar.value</a></td>
3922          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3923          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Value of the derived element.
           Value of the derived element.  
             
3924                        
3925          </td>          </td>
3926        </tr>        </tr>
3927        <tr>        <tr>
3928          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Facility">experiment.Facility</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Facility">experiment.Facility</a></td>
3929          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3930          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Facility performing the observation.
           Facility performing the observation.  
             
3931                        
3932          </td>          </td>
3933        </tr>        </tr>
3934        <tr>        <tr>
3935          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Instrument">experiment.Instrument</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Instrument">experiment.Instrument</a></td>
3936          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3937          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Identifies the instrument used to create the data.  This can be a specific instrument name, general type or something else,
           Identifies the instrument used to create the data.  This can be a specific instrument name, general type or something else,  
3938            such as a program in the case of theoretical data.   (RM:Collection.Instrument)            such as a program in the case of theoretical data.   (RM:Collection.Instrument)
             
3939          </td>          </td>
3940        </tr>        </tr>
3941        <tr>        <tr>
3942          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Instrument.name">experiment.Instrument.name</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Instrument.name">experiment.Instrument.name</a></td>
3943          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3944          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Name of the instrument.
           Name of the instrument.  
             
3945                        
3946          </td>          </td>
3947        </tr>        </tr>
3948        <tr>        <tr>
3949          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig">experiment.ObsConfig</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig">experiment.ObsConfig</a></td>
3950          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3951          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">ObsConfig describes all Observation Configuration metadata.  We define a small set of configuration elements which are required
           ObsConfig describes all Observation Configuration metadata.  We define a small set of configuration elements which are required  
3952            as Provenance in the observation dataset.            as Provenance in the observation dataset.
3953                        
             
3954          </td>          </td>
3955        </tr>        </tr>
3956        <tr>        <tr>
3957          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig.bandpass">experiment.ObsConfig.bandpass</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig.bandpass">experiment.ObsConfig.bandpass</a></td>
3958          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3959          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Describes the spectral domain of the observation in a very general sense.  
           Describes the spectral domain of the observation in a very general sense.    
3960            The value may be expressed in terms of general spectral bands, or specific bandpass names.  If multiple bands are covered,            The value may be expressed in terms of general spectral bands, or specific bandpass names.  If multiple bands are covered,
3961            the value may be a comma delimited combination of appropriate bands.  If expressed as general bands, the value(s) must be            the value may be a comma delimited combination of appropriate bands.  If expressed as general bands, the value(s) must be
3962            selected from the enumerated set given by the SpectralBand type.  There is no controlled vocabulary for specific bandpass            selected from the enumerated set given by the SpectralBand type.  There is no controlled vocabulary for specific bandpass
# Line 4426  Line 3964 
3964            "H-alpha").            "H-alpha").
3965            This field corresponds to both the Coverage.Spectral and Coverage.Spectral.Bandpass fields of the Resource Metadata document.            This field corresponds to both the Coverage.Spectral and Coverage.Spectral.Bandpass fields of the Resource Metadata document.
3966                        
             
3967          </td>          </td>
3968        </tr>        </tr>
3969        <tr>        <tr>
3970          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig.datasource">experiment.ObsConfig.datasource</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig.datasource">experiment.ObsConfig.datasource</a></td>
3971          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
3972          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Describes the original source of the data in a very general fashion.  In other words, "What sort of observation originally
           Describes the original source of the data in a very general fashion.  In other words, "What sort of observation originally  
3973            generated the data?"  Suggested values include:            generated the data?"  Suggested values include:
3974            + survey: Survey data typically covers some region of observational parameter space with as complete as possible coverage            + survey: Survey data typically covers some region of observational parameter space with as complete as possible coverage
3975            within that region.            within that region.
# Line 4442  Line 3978 
3978            + artificial:  Artificial, or simulated data.  Similar to 'theory', but not necessarily based on a theoretical model.            + artificial:  Artificial, or simulated data.  Similar to 'theory', but not necessarily based on a theoretical model.
3979            + custom:  Custom data, as part of a specific research project.            + custom:  Custom data, as part of a specific research project.
3980                        
             
3981          </td>          </td>
3982        </tr>        </tr>
3983        <tr>        <tr>
3984          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig.facility">experiment.ObsConfig.facility</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig.facility">experiment.ObsConfig.facility</a></td>
3985          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3986          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Metadata pertaining to the facility performing the observation.
           Metadata pertaining to the facility performing the observation.  
             
3987                        
3988          </td>          </td>
3989        </tr>        </tr>
3990        <tr>        <tr>
3991          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig.instrument">experiment.ObsConfig.instrument</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsConfig.instrument">experiment.ObsConfig.instrument</a></td>
3992          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
3993          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Metadata pertaining to the instrument used to create the data.</td>
           Metadata pertaining to the instrument used to create the data.  
             
         </td>  
3994        </tr>        </tr>
3995        <tr>        <tr>
3996          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset">experiment.ObsDataset</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset">experiment.ObsDataset</a></td>
3997          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
3998          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Abstract object extending Dataset with metadata relevant to datasets derived from Observations.
           Abstract object extending Dataset with metadata relevant to datasets derived from Observations.  
             
3999                        
4000          </td>          </td>
4001        </tr>        </tr>
4002        <tr>        <tr>
4003          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.calibLevel">experiment.ObsDataset.calibLevel</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.calibLevel">experiment.ObsDataset.calibLevel</a></td>
4004          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>          <td class="feature-detail">attribute</td>
4005          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">High level classification for the calibration level of the particular dataset as a whole.  The calibration level concept conveys
           High level classification for the calibration level of the particular dataset as a whole.  The calibration level concept conveys  
4006            to the user information on how much data reduction/processing has been applied to the data.  It is up to the data providers            to the user information on how much data reduction/processing has been applied to the data.  It is up to the data providers
4007            to consider how to map their own internal classification to the scale defined here.            to consider how to map their own internal classification to the scale defined here.
4008            Scale:            Scale:
# Line 4485  Line 4012 
4012            * 3 - Enhanced data products like mosaics, resampled or drizzled images, or heavily processed survey fields.  Level 3 data            * 3 - Enhanced data products like mosaics, resampled or drizzled images, or heavily processed survey fields.  Level 3 data
4013            products may represent the combination of data from multiple primary observations.            products may represent the combination of data from multiple primary observations.
4014                        
             
4015          </td>          </td>
4016        </tr>        </tr>
4017        <tr>        <tr>
4018          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.characterisation">experiment.ObsDataset.characterisation</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.characterisation">experiment.ObsDataset.characterisation</a></td>
4019          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
4020          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Characterisation provides a 'characteristic' view of the dataset coordinate space.  For each represented domain (spatial,
           Characterisation provides a 'characteristic' view of the dataset coordinate space.  For each represented domain (spatial,  
4021            spectral, temporal, etc), characterisation provides metadata summarizing the coverage, resolution, representative accuracies,            spectral, temporal, etc), characterisation provides metadata summarizing the coverage, resolution, representative accuracies,
4022            etc. for the dataset asa a whole.            etc. for the dataset asa a whole.
             
4023          </td>          </td>
4024        </tr>        </tr>
4025        <tr>        <tr>
4026          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.coordSys">experiment.ObsDataset.coordSys</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.coordSys">experiment.ObsDataset.coordSys</a></td>
4027          <td class="feature-detail">reference</td>          <td class="feature-detail">reference</td>
4028          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Zero or more references to coordinate system defintions associated with the dataset.  Since multiple data products may contibute
           Zero or more references to coordinate system defintions associated with the dataset.  Since multiple data products may contibute  
4029            to the content of a dataset, this element provides convenient, high-level access to definitions which may be distributed among            to the content of a dataset, this element provides convenient, high-level access to definitions which may be distributed among
4030            lower-level objects.              lower-level objects.  
4031                        
             
4032          </td>          </td>
4033        </tr>        </tr>
4034        <tr>        <tr>
4035          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.derived">experiment.ObsDataset.derived</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.derived">experiment.ObsDataset.derived</a></td>
4036          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
4037          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Provides a high level summary of certain properties of the dataset.  Its primary purpose is to support high level filtering
           Provides a high level summary of certain properties of the dataset.  Its primary purpose is to support high level filtering  
4038            of datasets during data discovery.            of datasets during data discovery.
4039                        
             
4040          </td>          </td>
4041        </tr>        </tr>
4042        <tr>        <tr>
4043          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.obsConfig">experiment.ObsDataset.obsConfig</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.obsConfig">experiment.ObsDataset.obsConfig</a></td>
4044          <td class="feature-detail">reference</td>          <td class="feature-detail">reference</td>
4045          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Reference to ObsConfig object from Observation.  This object provides some high-level metadata related to the observation
           Reference to ObsConfig object from Observation.  This object provides some high-level metadata related to the observation  
4046            configuration.            configuration.
             
4047          </td>          </td>
4048        </tr>        </tr>
4049        <tr>        <tr>
4050          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.proposal">experiment.ObsDataset.proposal</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.proposal">experiment.ObsDataset.proposal</a></td>
4051          <td class="feature-detail">reference</td>          <td class="feature-detail">reference</td>
4052          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Reference to Proposal object from Observation.  This object provides metadata identifying any proposal related to the observation
           Reference to Proposal object from Observation.  This object provides metadata identifying any proposal related to the observation  
4053            which produced the dataset.            which produced the dataset.
             
4054          </td>          </td>
4055        </tr>        </tr>
4056        <tr>        <tr>
4057          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.target">experiment.ObsDataset.target</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.ObsDataset.target">experiment.ObsDataset.target</a></td>
4058          <td class="feature-detail">reference</td>          <td class="feature-detail">reference</td>
4059          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Reference to a BaseTarget object from Observation.  Provides metadata describing the target of the observation.</td>
           Reference to a BaseTarget object from Observation.  Provides metadata describing the target of the observation.  
             
         </td>  
4060        </tr>        </tr>
4061        <tr>        <tr>
4062          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Observation">experiment.Observation</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Observation">experiment.Observation</a></td>
4063          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>          <td class="feature-detail">objectType</td>
4064          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Head class for an Observation Experiment.
           Head class for an Observation Experiment.  
4065            The Observation is modeled as a type of 'Experiment', with some basic structure defined to provide metadata about the observation            The Observation is modeled as a type of 'Experiment', with some basic structure defined to provide metadata about the observation
4066            target and configuration.  The product, or 'result' of the Observation is zero or more ObsDataset objects.  This pattern is            target and configuration.  The product, or 'result' of the Observation is zero or more ObsDataset objects.  This pattern is
4067            inspired by, and compatible with the Simulation Data Model, where a 'Simulation' can be considered another form of 'Experiment'            inspired by, and compatible with the Simulation Data Model, where a 'Simulation' can be considered another form of 'Experiment'
4068            or perhaps even another form of 'Observation'.            or perhaps even another form of 'Observation'.
4069                        
             
4070          </td>          </td>
4071        </tr>        </tr>
4072        <tr>        <tr>
4073          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Observation.obsConfig">experiment.Observation.obsConfig</a></td>          <td class="feature-detail"><a href="#experiment.Observation.obsConfig">experiment.Observation.obsConfig</a></td>
4074          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>          <td class="feature-detail">collection</td>
4075          <td class="feature-detail">          <td class="feature-detail">Observation configuration metadata, provides information about who, where, and how the observation was conducted.
           Observation configuration metadata, provides information about who, where, and how the observation was conducted.  
             
4076                        
4077          </td>         &