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ready Simple Image Access Protocol

Abbreviation: SIA


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The Simple Image Access protocol (SIA) provides capabilities for the discovery, description, access, and retrieval of multi-dimensional image datasets, including 2-D images as well as datacubes of three or more dimensions. SIA data discovery is based on the ObsCore Data Model (ObsCoreDM), which primarily describes data products by the physical axes (spatial, spectral, time, and polarization). Image datasets with dimension greater than 2 are often referred to as datacubes, cube or image cube datasets and may be considered examples of hypercube or n-cube data. In this document the term “image” refers to general multi-dimensional datasets and is synonymous with these other terms unless the image dimensionality is otherwise specified. SIA provides capabilities for image discovery and access. Data discovery and metadata access (using ObsCoreDM) are defined here. The capabilities for drilling down to data files (and related resources) and services for remote access are defined elsewhere, but SIA also allows for direct access to retrieval.

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How to cite this record FAIRsharing.org: SIA; Simple Image Access Protocol; DOI: https://doi.org/10.25504/FAIRsharing.QXwmj1; Last edited: Nov. 23, 2018, 11:27 a.m.; Last accessed: Dec 11 2018 5:36 a.m.


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