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Do bigger telescopes need bigger software?
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Paper Abstract

We examine the factors that drive the size and cost of software for a hypothetical 30 meter telescope and compare those to that of a hypothetical 10 meter telescope. Our goal is to explore methods for developing estimates for such costs. The estimates provided here are intended primarily as examples for these methods, and should not be construed as accurate.

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Date Published: 13 December 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4848, Advanced Telescope and Instrumentation Control Software II, (13 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.461406
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Hilton Lewis, W.M. Keck Observatory (United States)
Albert Conrad, W.M. Keck Observatory (United States)
Robert I. Kibrick, Lick Observatory/Univ. of California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4848:
Advanced Telescope and Instrumentation Control Software II
Hilton Lewis, Editor(s)

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