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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4009

Advanced Telescope and Instrumentation Control Software
Editor(s): Hilton Lewis
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 4009
Date Published: 16 June 2000
Softcover: 44 papers (470) pages
ISBN: 9780819436344

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Using XML and Java for telescope and instrumentation control
Author(s): Troy J. Ames; Lisa Koons; Kenneth Sall; Craig Warsaw
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SOLIS observation control system
Author(s): Stephen Wampler
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VLTI auxiliary telescopes: a full object-oriented approach
Author(s): Gianluca Chiozzi; Philippe Duhoux; Robert Karban
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Architectural design of the GTC control system
Author(s): Jose Manuel Filgueira; Marti Pi i Puig; Pedro Gomez-Cambronero; Manolo Gonzalez; Ramiro Penataro
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SOAR telescope control system: a rapid prototype and development in LabVIEW
Author(s): Michael C. Ashe; German Schumacher
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Fully automated high-resolution spectroscopy at Swiss 1.2 m La Silla telescope
Author(s): Luc Weber; Andre Blecha; Geert Davignon; Charles Maire; Didier Queloz; Giovanni B. Russiniello; Gilles Simond
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Real-time Linux and LabVIEW as a control environment for the WIYN tip-tilt module
Author(s): Philip N. Daly; Charles F. Claver
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Pointing and tracking software for the TNG telescope
Author(s): Daniele Gardiol; Carlotta Bonoli; Leonardo Corcione; Enrico Giro; Andrea Zacchei
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Pointing control software for the submillimeter array antennas
Author(s): Nimesh A. Patel
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Controlling the Green Bank Telescope
Author(s): Joseph J. Brandt
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Field stabilization on the ESO VLT telescopes
Author(s): Gianluca Chiozzi; Robert Karban; Krister Wirenstrand
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UltraDAS: the high-performance data acquisition system at the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes
Author(s): Guy T. Rixon; Nicholas A. Walton; Dennis B. Armstrong; Guy F.W. Woodhouse; Simon M. Tulloch
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CIAX: Cassegrain instrument auto exchanger for the Subaru telescope
Author(s): Tomonori Usuda; Koji Omata; Masami Yutani; Yasuo Torii; Yoshitaka Mikami; Tetsuo Nishino; Takeshi Noguchi; Tetsuo Nishimura; Shigeru Sawada
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Application of CORBA to the GTC control system
Author(s): Ramiro Penataro; Jose Manuel Filgueira; Pedro Gomez-Cambronero; Manolo Gonzalez; Marti Pi i Puig
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SOLIS instrument control system
Author(s): Bret D. Goodrich
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Use of open source software for SOFIA's airborne data system
Author(s): John B. Graybeal; David Brock; Barry Papke
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Computers and software in safety-critical applications
Author(s): Wolfgang R. Ansorge
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VLT software engineering and management
Author(s): Gianni Raffi; Giorgio Filippi
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VLT telescope control software installation and commissioning
Author(s): Krister Wirenstrand; Gianluca Chiozzi; Robert Karban
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Robust control system for the new 1.2-m telescopes of the Geneva Observatory
Author(s): Giovanni B. Russiniello; Daniel Huguenin; Francois P. Wildi
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ORAC: a modern observing system for UKIRT
Author(s): Alan Bridger; Gillian S. Wright; Frossie Economou; Min Tan; Malcolm J. Currie; David Alan Pickup; Andrew J. Adamson; Nicholas P. Rees; Maren Purves; Russell D. Kackley
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Software structure and its performance on FOCAS instrument control, a MOS design, and an analyzing package
Author(s): Michitoshi Yoshida; Yasuhiro Shimizu; Toshiyuki Sasaki; George Kosugi; Tadafumi Takata; Kazuhiro Sekiguchi; Nobunari Kashikawa; Kentaro Aoki; Ryo Asai; Youichi Ohyama; Koji S. Kawabata; Motoko Inata; Yoshihiko Saito; Hiroko Taguchi; Noboru Ebizuka; Yasushi Yadoumaru; Tomohiko Ozawa; Masanori Iye
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Model for the development of instrument control software using EPICS
Author(s): Steven M. Beard; William N. Rambold
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Active flexure compensation software for the echellette spectrograph and imager on Keck II
Author(s): Robert I. Kibrick; Joseph S. Miller; Jerry E. Nelson; Matthew V. Radovan; Andrew I. Sheinis; Brian M. Sutin
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Gemini primary mirror control system: design, implementation, and experience
Author(s): John F. Maclean
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Controller area network for monitor and control in ALMA
Author(s): Michael J. Brooks
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VLT pointing module
Author(s): Ivan M. Munoz
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Automatic report generator
Author(s): Mario Kiekebusch; Jaime Pavlich
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MASTER: a new approach for an automated observatory
Author(s): Andrea Di Paola; Francesco D'Alessio; Fernando Pedichini; Roberto Speziali
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User requirements for a new control system for the IRAM 30m millimeter wave telescope
Author(s): Hans Ungerechts; Walter Brunswig; Juan Penalver; Alain Perrigouard; Albrecht Sievers
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VLT astronomical site monitor: control, automation, and data flow
Author(s): Stefan Sandrock; Rodrigo Amestica; Philippe Duhoux; Julio Navarrete; Marc S. Sarazin
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Observation scheduling scheme for the Subaru telescope
Author(s): Toshiyuki Sasaki; George Kosugi; Jun A. Kawai; Toyoaki Kusumoto; Norikazu Koura; Robert Hawkins; Laurence Kramer; Anthony P. Krueger; Glenn E. Miller
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Tracking performance of the TNG telescope
Author(s): Dario Mancini; Pietro Schipani
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Software for near-Earth celestial-body tracking
Author(s): Michael Barbosu
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Control of the Subaru telescope instrument exchanger system
Author(s): Koji Omata; Tomonori Usuda; Masami Yutani; Takeshi Noguchi; Tetsuo Nishimura; Shigeru Sawada
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Database application for fast spectral variability investigations
Author(s): Valery V. Bochkov
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UVES instrument software in the VLT environment
Author(s): Antonio Longinotti; Paolo Di Marcantonio; Paolo Santin; Ricardo Schmutzer
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NAOS computer-aided control: an optimized and astronomer-oriented way of controlling large adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Gerard Zins; Francois Lacombe; Jens Knudstrup; David Mouillet; Didier Rabaud; Stephane Marteau; Laurent Rousset-Rouviere; Olivier Rondeaux; Julien Charton; Bertrand Lefort; Gerard Rousset; Norbert N. Hubin
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Object-oriented software design for the Mt. Wilson 100-inch Hooker telescope adaptive optics system
Author(s): Thomas G. Schneider
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Real-time distributed processing in the Mt. Wilson 100-inch Hooker telescope adaptive optics system
Author(s): Thomas G. Schneider; J. C. Shelton
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High-speed DSP assembly-language code for processing wavefront sensor pixels
Author(s): Thomas G. Schneider; J. C. Shelton
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Data analysis environment (DASH2000) for the Subaru telescope
Author(s): Yoshihiko Mizumoto; Masafumi Yagi; Yoshihiro Chikada; Ryusuke Ogasawara; George Kosugi; Tadafumi Takata; Michitoshi Yoshida; Yasuhide Ishihara; Hiroshi Yanaka; Tadahiro Yamamoto; Yasuhiro Morita; Hiroyuki Nakamoto
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Advanced instrument control and data reduction software for TIMMI2: the new midinfrared camera for the ESO 3.6-m telescope
Author(s): Helena Relke; Martin Sperl; Josef Hron; Hans-Ulrich Kaeufl; Hendrick Linz; Hans-Georg Reimann; Ralf Wagner
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Lowell Observatory instrumentation system (LOIS): a modular control system for astronomical instrumentation
Author(s): Brian W. Taylor; Edward W. Dunham; Adam J. Gould; David J. Osip; James L. Elliot
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