IVOA Technical Coordination Group

This Committee is formed by the Chairs of the Working and Interest Groups as well as the TCG and IVOA chairs and vice-chairs.

TCG Charter

The Charter is detailed here


  Chair Vice-Chair
TCG PatrickDowler JanetEvans
Working Groups
Applications TomDonaldson RaffaeleDAbrusco
Data Access Layer MarcoMolinaro JamesDempsey
Data Model LaurentMichel JesusSalgado
Grid and Web Sevices GiulianoTaffoni ChristineBanek
Registry TheresaDower PierreLeSidaner
Semantics MarkusDemleitner CarloMariaZwoelf
Interest Groups
Data Curation & Preservation AndreSchaaff TimJenness
Education ChenzhouCui HendriklHein
Knowledge Discovery in Databases KaiLarsPolsterer MatthewGraham
Operations MarkTaylor SteveGroom
Solar System BaptisteCecconi StevenJoy
Theory CarlosRodrigo GerardLemson
Time Domain AdaNebot DaveMorris
IVOA Committees
Exec Mark Allen Chenzhou Cui
Standard and Processes Christophe Arviset  
Science Priorities Bruno Merin  
Inactive Working Groups
VOTable Assigned to Apps WG
VO Query Language Merged with DAL in May 2010
VOEvent Transformed into Time Domain IG in Oct 2012

IVOA Architecture

The current version of the IVOA Architecture Note (23 Nov 2010) can be found here

Note: Up-to-date architecture diagrams can be generated from within the ivoatex package on volute. Thesewill be moved to be included in the source code of the architecture note and re-rendered versioins made available for use in documents, presentations, etc.

On-going Recommendations

Standard Title Short Name RFC Page RFC period
      TCG Review Exec Review
Table Access Protocol PR-TAP-1.1 RFC 2018-04-23 to 2019-06-02  
Maintenance of the list of UCD words PR-UCDListMaintenance-2.0 RFC 2018-09-12 to 2018-10-12  
Provenance Data Model PR-ProvanenceDM-1.0 RFC 2018-10-22 to 2018-11-19  

For WG chairs convenience,

Current Errata

Standard Erratum Page Status
ObsCore-1.1 https://wiki.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/ObsCore-1_1-Erratum-1 PASS/May12 (some rewording - ML)
ObsCore-1.1 https://wiki.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/ObsCore-1_1-Erratum-2 PASS/Apr16
SODA-1.0 https://wiki.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/SODA-1_0-Err-1 PASS/May12
VOResource-1.1 https://wiki.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/VOResource-1_1-Erratum-1 PASS/May12 (also passed A&A session)
RegTAP-1.0 https://wiki.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/RegTAP-1_0-Erratum-1 PASS/May12
STC-1.33 https://wiki.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/STC-1_33-Erratum-1 PASS/Apr16
STC-1.33 https://wiki.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/STC-1_33-Erratum-2 PASS/Apr16
VOSI-1.1 https://wiki.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/VOSI-1_1-Err-1 PASS/Apr16
VOSI-1.1 https://wiki.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/VOSI-1_1-Erratum-2 PASS/Apr16

Status: WG means dicussions are underway, TCG means that TCG members should review and be prepared to vote at the next TCG meeting (telecon or face-to-face).

IVOA Technical Assessment and Roadmap Documents

Standards Process Review

Meetings / Teleconf / Discussions / Coordination

Past Recommendations

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Texttxt TCG-2016-02-08.txt manage 3.0 K 2016-02-24 - 17:52 PatrickDowler Draft minutes from TCG Telecon 2016-02-08
PDFpdf TCG_ActiveStds.pdf manage 63.8 K 2019-05-30 - 16:17 JanetEvans  
Unknown file formatxlsx TCG_ActiveStds.xlsx manage 13.1 K 2019-05-30 - 16:17 JanetEvans  
PDFpdf VOArchitecture-IVOAStandards_20160506.pdf manage 3843.5 K 2016-09-20 - 07:02 MatthewGraham  
Unknown file formatpptx VOArchitecture-IVOAStandards_20160506.pptx manage 439.9 K 2016-09-20 - 07:04 MatthewGraham  
Topic revision: r328 - 2019-05-31 - TheresaDower
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