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Associated article: HDF: The Hierarchical Data Format

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Published source code accomanying the article by Brand Fortner in which he discusses the Hierarchical Data Format. HDF, which was developed at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, is a portable, self-describing data format for moving and sharing scientific data in networked, heterogeneous computing environments

					HDF: The Hierarchical Data Format 

by Brand Fortner

Example 1: 

Vdata Name:     Flux Table

Vdata Class:    Class_Table .

                Field #1        Field #2        Field #3

Field Types	int16		float32		char[5]

Field Names     ID#             Flux            Name

Record #1       1               2.34            CygX1

Record #2       2               -89.43          HerX1

Record #3       3               0.0023          CygX3

Record #4	4               1.115           Vela

Example 2: 

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