International Virtual Observatory Alliance
This note describes a proposal for a Common Execution Architecture (CEA) within the Virtual Observatory. It discusses the general motivation behind the design as well as detailed schema and WSDL defintions of the architecture. The scope of this document covers areas of interest to the Registry and Grid Working Groups as well as the Applications Special Interest Group.
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.