Introducing XDF - the eXtensible Data Format

11/6/00


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Table of Contents

Introducing XDF - the eXtensible Data Format

Introduction

Motivation for creating XDF

Need for XDF

All about XDF (talk summary)

XDF diagram - structure/array relationship

Basic XML elements of XDF - Parameter

Basic elements of XDF - Structure and Array

Flexible Encapsulation of Metadata

XDF and Older Data Formats: FITSML

Scientific Units in XDF

Scientific units in XDF (conít)

Basic elements of XDF - axis and fieldAxis

Discipline independent Applications / XDF Package Software.

XDF software examples (conít)

XDF software examples (conít)

XDF Project Progress

XDF Project Resources

Author: kthorn

Email: thomas@adc.gsfc.nasa.gov