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21 March 1997 Software design of the Gemini 8-m Telescopes
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Proceedings Volume 2871, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow; (1997) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.268986
Event: Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow, 1996, Landskrona/Hven, Sweden
Abstract
The design of the software for the Gemini 8 m telescopes is nearly complete. Great care has been taken to develop a system with the flexibility to support astronomy into the next century without disassociating itself from the current methods of observing. The goal has been to design a system that supports the complexities involved in high performance telescope operation while providing an interface that is easy to operate in all modes from classical observing to modern queue-scheduled approaches. The resulting design has been crafted to augment the skills of observers and system operators and has produced a development strategy intended to encourage the interaction of scientists and developers.
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Stephen Wampler "Software design of the Gemini 8-m Telescopes", Proc. SPIE 2871, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow, (21 March 1997); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.268986
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