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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6274

Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 6274
Date Published: 27 June 2006
Softcover: 67 papers (684) pages
ISBN: 9780819463395

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The telescope control system supervisory controller for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Robert E. Marshall; Philip N. Daly; Mark Sirota
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LSST control system
Author(s): Germán Schumacher; Michael Warner; Victor Krabbendam
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Software for the EVLA: an update
Author(s): Bryan J. Butler; David Harland; Susan Loveland; Gustaaf van Moorsel; Brian Truitt; Boyd Waters; Stephan Witz
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A standard python environment for software applications at the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT)
Author(s): Nicole M. Radziwill; Amy L. Shelton
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Application development using the ALMA common software
Author(s): G. Chiozzi; A. Caproni; B. Jeram; H. Sommer; V. Wang; M. Plesko; M. Sekoranja; K. Zagar; D. W. Fugate; S. Harrington; P. Di Marcantonio; R. Cirami
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Integrating the CERN LASER alarm system with the ALMA common software
Author(s): A. Caproni; K. Sigerud; K. Zagar
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What do telescopes, databases, and compute clusters have in common?
Author(s): A. Allan; A. Adamson; B. Cavanagh; F. Economou; S. Fraser; T. Jenness; C. Mottram; T. Naylor; E. S. Saunders; I. A. Steele; W. T. Vestrand; R. R. White; P. R Wozniak
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Interconnecting astronomical networks: evolving from single networks to meta-networks
Author(s): R. R. White; A. Allan; S. Evans; W. T. Vestrand; J. Wren; P. Wozniak
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Event-driven James Webb Space Telescope operations using on-board JavaScripts
Author(s): V. Balzano; D. Zak
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MOPEX: a software package for astronomical image processing and visualization
Author(s): David Makovoz; Trey Roby; Iffat Khan; Hartley Booth
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Defining common software for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Kim Gillies; Jennifer Dunn; David Silva
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Software control of the 3 active surfaces of the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): P. N. Daly; R. E. Marshall; M. J. Sirota; R. C. Jared
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Pointing algorithms for binocular telescopes
Author(s): David L. Terrett
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Auto alignment and image tracking system for the SUNRISE telescope
Author(s): W. Schmidt; T. Berkefeld; B. Feger; R. Friedlein; K. Gerber; F. Heidecke; T. Kentischer; O. v. d. Lühe; M. Sigwarth; D. Soltau; E. Wälde
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Infrared guiding with faint stars with the wide-field infrared camera at CFHT
Author(s): Douglas Teeple; Martin Riopel; Marc Baril; Gregory Barrick; Loic Albert; Tom Vermeulen; Jeff Ward
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CFHT WIRCam software architecture and implementation
Author(s): Tom Vermeulen; Douglas Teeple; Billy Mahoney; James Thomas; Loic Albert; Pierre Martin; Thierry Forveille; Chi-Hung Yan
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Real-time control system for the Keck Interferometer Nuller: methods and maintenance
Author(s): Jean I. Garcia; M. Mark Colavita; Andrew J. Booth
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The ESO-VLT X-shooter instrument software in the VLT environment
Author(s): Marzio Vidali; Paolo Di Marcantonio; Paolo Santin; Joel Vernet; Andrea Zacchei
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Design and implementation of the primary and secondary mirror control system for NST
Author(s): G. Yang
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An extensible standards-based control system on a budget
Author(s): John M. Ford; Glen Langston; John Shelton; Tim Weadon
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Autonomous quality assurance and troubleshooting
Author(s): Ronald F. DuPlain; Nicole M. Radziwill; Amy L. Shelton
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Managing the evolution of the LSST data management system
Author(s): Jeffrey P. Kantor
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Software systems design management
Author(s): Bret D. Goodrich
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Lucifer VR: a virtual instrument for the LBT
Author(s): Kai L. Polsterer; Marcus Jütte; Volker Knierim; Michael Lehmitz; Holger Mandel
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Optimizing interactive performance for long-distance remote observing
Author(s): Robert Kibrick; Steven L. Allen; Al Conrad; Gregory D. Wirth
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The versatile acquisition system of Giano
Author(s): Carlo Baffa; Valdemaro Biliotti; Sandro Gennari; Elisabetta Giani; Iacopo Mochi; Ernesto Oliva; Livia Origlia; Emanuel Rossetti; Mauro Sozzi
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Application of SQL database to the control system of MOIRCS
Author(s): Tomohiro Yoshikawa; Koji Omata; Masahiro Konishi; Takashi Ichikawa; Ryuji Suzuki; Chihiro Tokoku; Yuka Katsuno Uchimoto; Tetsuo Nishimura
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The ultra-low speed research on friction drive of large telescope
Author(s): Fujia Du; Daxing Wang
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Pluggable services in the ATST software control system
Author(s): Steve Wampler
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A C++ class library for telescope pointing
Author(s): David L. Terrett
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Software kits for measuring photometric redshifts
Author(s): Dan Wang; Yanxia Zhang; Chenzhou Cui; Yongheng Zhao
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A system integrated with query, cross-matching, and visualization
Author(s): Dan Gao; Yanxia Zhang; Yongheng Zhao
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An astronomical data mining application framework for virtual observatory
Author(s): Chao Liu; Dan Wang; Bo Liu; Dan Gao; Chenzhou Cui; Yongheng Zhao
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Time synchronization within the ALMA software infrastructure
Author(s): Rodrigo Amestica; Birger Gustafsson; Ralph Marson
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The active optics control software for the VST telescope
Author(s): P. Schipani; M. Brescia; L. Marty
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Guiding and adapter/rotator control software approach: the VST case
Author(s): P. Schipani; M. Brescia; L. Marty; G. Spirito
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The VST axes control software
Author(s): M. Brescia; P. Schipani; L. Marty
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A Matlab based toolbox for active optics
Author(s): P. Schipani; F. Perrotta; L. Marty
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Control system design for high precision magnetic analyzer
Author(s): Jianing Wang; Liquang Liu; Yizhong Zeng
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Data acquisition system based on the Nios II for a CCD camera
Author(s): Binhua Li; Keliang Hu; Chunrong Wang; Yangbing Liu; Chun He
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Japanese Virtual Observatory (JVO) as an advanced astronomical research environment
Author(s): Yuji Shirasaki; Masahiro Tanaka; Satoshi Kawanomoto; Satoshi Honda; Masatoshi Ohishi; Yoshihiko Mizumoto; Naoki Yasuda; Yoshifumi Masunaga; Yasuhide Ishihara; Jumpei Tsutsumi; Hiroyuki Nakamoto; Yuusuke Kobayashi; Michito Sakamoto
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Remote wireless control for LAMOST telescope
Author(s): Lingzhe Xu; Xinqi Xu
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Bulk data transfer distributer: a high performance multicast model in ALMA ACS
Author(s): R. Cirami; P. Di Marcantonio; G. Chiozzi; B. Jeram
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Specsim: the MIRI medium resolution spectrometer simulator
Author(s): Nuria P. F. Lorente; Alistair C. H. Glasse; Gillian S. Wright; Macarena García-Marín
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SNOWS: Sierra Nevada Observatory weather system
Author(s): Luis P. Costillo; J. Miguel Ibáñez; Beatriz Aparicio; Antonio J. García
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The Java based control software of the LUCIFER instrument
Author(s): Marcus Jütte; Kai Polsterer; Volker Knierim; Thomas Luks; Jan Schimmelmann; Tobias Muhlack; Holger Mandel; Michael Lehmitz
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New control system for the 1.5m and 0.9m telescopes at Sierra Nevada Observatory
Author(s): Luis P. Costillo; J. Luis Ramos; J. Miguel Ibáñez; Beatriz Aparicio; Miguel Herránz; Antonio J. García
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Control system architecture of AMICA: a robotic instrument in an extreme environment
Author(s): Gianluca Di Rico; Maurizio Ragni; Leonardo Corcione; Enrico Giro; Daniela Fantinel
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Remir-NCS: the new control software for RemIr camera
Author(s): F. D'Alessio; F. Vitali; V. Testa; L. A. Antonelli; E. Molinari; G. Chincarini; F. M. Zerbi; M. Rodonò; S. Covino; G. Tosti; P. Conconi; G. Malaspina; E. Palazzi
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The LINC-NIRVANA common software
Author(s): Florian Briegel; Jürgen Berwein; Frank Kittmann; Valentin Volchkov; Lars Mohr; Wolfgang Gaessler; Thomas Bertram; Steffen Rost; Yeping Wang
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User interaction with the LUCIFER control software
Author(s): Volker Knierim; Marcus Jütte; Kai Polsterer; Jan Schimmelmann
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The LINC-NIRVANA fringe and flexure tracker: Linux real-time solutions
Author(s): Yeping Wang; Thomas Bertram; Christian Straubmeier; Steffen Rost; Andreas Eckart
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The LINC-NIRVANA fringe and flexure tracker: piston control strategies
Author(s): Steffen Rost; Thomas Bertram; Christian Straubmeier; Yeping Wang; Andreas Eckart
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Object-oriented communications for the New Solar Telescope's telescope control system: design and implementation
Author(s): Sergiy Shumko; Guo Yang
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Active remote observing system for the 1-m telescope at Tonantzintla Observatory
Author(s): Abel Bernal; Luis A. Martínez; Héctor Hernández; Fernando Garfias; Fernando Ángeles
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The EMIR observing program manager system: optimized slits positioner
Author(s): Johan Richard; Sylvie Brau-Nogué; Sébastien Baratchart; Hervé Valentin; Roser Pelló
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Design of a telescope pointing and tracking subsystem for the Big Bear Solar Observatory New Solar Telescope
Author(s): J. R. Varsik; G. Yang
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A comparison of exposure meter systems for three exoplanet-hunting spectrometers: Hamilton, HIRES and APF
Author(s): R. I. Kibrick; D. A. Clarke; W. T. S. Deich; D. Tucker
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RTS2: a powerful robotic observatory manager
Author(s): Petr Kubánek; Martin Jelínek; Stanislav Vítek; Antonio de Ugarte Postigo; Martin Nekola; John French
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Another look at web-enabled instrument monitoring and control
Author(s): W. T. S. Deich; Steven L. Allen
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Execution of configurations using the ATST controller
Author(s): Bret D. Goodrich; Stephen B. Wampler
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The telescope control system of the New Solar Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory
Author(s): G. Yang; J. R. Varsik; S. Shumko; C. Denker; S. Choi; A. P. Verdoni; H. Wang
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Control of a woofer tweeter system of deformable mirrors
Author(s): Peter J. Hampton; Rodolphe Conan; Colin Bradley; Pan Agathoklis
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Distributed computing architecture for image-based wavefront sensing and 2D FFTs
Author(s): Jeffrey S. Smith; Bruce H. Dean; Shadan Haghani
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LSST camera control system
Author(s): Stuart Marshall; Jon Thaler; Terry Schalk; Michael Huffer
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The Large Binocular Telescope mount control system architecture
Author(s): David S. Ashby; Dan McKenna; Joar G. Brynnel; Tom Sargent; Dan Cox; John Little; Keith Powell; Gene Holmberg
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GIANO: software design and acquisition facilities
Author(s): E. Rossetti; P. Montegriffo; C. Baffa; E. Giani; E. Oliva; L. Origlia
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