Web Processing Service (WPS) IE

This Interoperability Experiment (IE) will implement a number of prototype Web Processing services based on the interface described in the OGC Web Processing Service (WPS) Specification. The purpose of the IE will be to confirm that the specification will support the requirements of geospatially related calculations and modeling over the Internet, and to improve the specification if it does not support these requirements.

The WPS specification and schema have been aligned with a version of OWS Common received from Stephane Fellah and Arliss Whiteside in the fall of 2004. It will continue to remain aligned as OWS Common evolves.

The IE will address the following aspects of Web Processing:

  • simple geospatial algorithms
  • simple data table content manipulation
  • data table structure and ontology manipulation
  • chaining of services