File characterization API

A webservice is provided, that given a URL will provide output of characterization tools, and a file format ID.

The concept is that the output of this webservice must be included in a technical datastream for the file object. Also, the format ID must be provided in technical metadata.

File Characterization API

WSDL: DOMSFileCharacterizer.xml

The following describes those methods of the File Characterization API that may be called by the GUI.


Generates characterization output from analysis of file.

Input parameters:



Data structures


Returned by characterizeFile.

Characterisation response. Contains the following private fields. Each has corresponding getter and setter methods.

File characterization API (last edited 2010-03-17 13:08:50 by localhost)