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ready IVOA Spectral Data Model

Abbreviation: SpectralDM

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The IVOA Spectral Data Model is a data model describing the structure of spectrophotometric datasets with spectral and temporal coordinates and associated metadata. This data model may be used to represent spectra, time series data, segments of SED (Spectral Energy Distributions) and other spectral or temporal associations. Work on this Data model has concluded. The development of component models DatasetMetadata, NDCube, and STC2 form a basis set of models on which this specification should be built. It was decided that the timescale between the release of this model and the subsequent conversion to the component model basis is too short to warrant moving forward. Upon the release of the above component models, it is expected that the Spectral model will be revisited, possibly expanding the scope to cover other products such as Eschelle spectra and TimeSeries. This document should serve as a guide for that work. The content of this model satisfies the requirements for which it was generated, so a simple translation of concepts should be a good starting point.


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How to cite this record SpectralDM; IVOA Spectral Data Model; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:39 p.m.; Last accessed: Nov 19 2019 7:34 a.m.

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