Information on Service 'UCD resolver'

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A web interface to generate suggestions for ucds from column descriptions

For a list of all services and tables belonging to this service's resource, see Information on resource 'ucds/ui'

Overview

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This service is published as follows:

local means it is listed on our front page, ivo_managed means it has a record in the VO registry.

Other services provided on the underlying data include:

Input Fields

The following fields are available to provide input to the service (with some renderers, some of these fields may be unavailable):

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
description Column description A natural-language description of the data you want the UCD to describe N/A N/A

Default Output Fields

The following fields are contained in the output by default. More fields may be available for selection; these would be given below in the VOTable output fields.

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
expl Explanation Machine generated explanation N/A N/A
score Score Some arbitrary score (larger is better) N/A N/A
toExpl Known descr. Known descriptions of this UCD N/A N/A
ucd UCD Suggested UCD N/A N/A

VOTable Output Fields

The following fields are available in VOTable output. The verbosity level is a number intended to represent the relative importance of the field on a scale of 1 to 30. The services take a VERB argument. A field is included in the output if their verbosity level is less or equal VERB*10.

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD Verb. Level
score Score Some arbitrary score (larger is better) N/A N/A 10
ucd UCD Suggested UCD N/A N/A 10
expl Explanation Machine generated explanation N/A N/A 10

Copyright, License, Acknowledgements

Thanks to Vizier for providing us with their UCD vs. Column Description data.

VOResource XML (that's something exclusively for VO nerds)