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UDP: an integral management system of embedded scripts implemented into the IMaX instrument of the Sunrise mission
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Paper Abstract

The UDP (User Defined Program) system is a scripting framework for controlling and extending instrumentation software. It has been specially designed for air- and space-borne instruments with flexibility, error control, reuse, automation, traceability and ease of development as its main objectives. All the system applications are connected through a database containing the valid script commands including descriptive information and source code. The system can be adapted to different projects without changes in the framework tools, thus achieving great level of flexibility and reusability. The UDP system comprises: an embedded system for the execution of scripts by the instrument software; automatic tools for aiding in the creation, modification, documentation and tracing of new scripting language commands; and interfaces for the creation of scripts and execution control.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 July 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7019, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy II, 701916 (14 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.788192
Show Author Affiliations
Rafael Morales Muñoz, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, CSIC (Spain)
Pablo Mellado, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, CSIC (Spain)
José Marco de la Rosa, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7019:
Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy II
Alan Bridger; Nicole M. Radziwill, Editor(s)

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