International Virtual Observatory Alliance
This is a draft note to provide information on how polarized data are usually described and how this could be characterised for VO use. The emphasis is on data likely to be published to the VO, using radio conventions.
This is an IVOA Note expressing suggestions from and opinions of the authors.
It is intended to share best practices, possible approaches, or other perspectives on interoperability with the Virtual Observatory. It should not be referenced or otherwise interpreted as a standard specification.