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VxOware: software for managing virtual observatory metadata

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VxOware: software for managing virtual observatory metadata
The recent Heliophysics Virtual Observatory (VxO) effort involves the development of separate observatories with a low overlap in physical domain or area of scientific specialization and a high degree of overlap in metadata management needs. VxOware is a content and metadata management system and is intended for use by a VxO specifically, but can also be used by any entity that manages structured scientific metadata. VxOware has many features of a content management system and is fully based on the W3C recommendations for XML, XQuery, and XSLT. VxOware has features such as system and user administration, search, user-editable content, version tracking, and a wiki. Besides virtual observatories, the intended user-base of VxOware includes a group or an instrument team that has developed a directory structure of data files and would like to make this data, and its associated metadata, available in the virtual observatory network. One of the most powerful capabilities of VxOware is the ab...
Robert S. Weigel, Mikhail N. Zhizhin, Dmitry Mishi
Added 25 Jan 2011
Updated 25 Jan 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Where ESI
Authors Robert S. Weigel, Mikhail N. Zhizhin, Dmitry Mishin, Dmitry Kokovin, Eric A. Kihn, Jeremy Faden
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