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2 June 2000 Distributed observing facility for remote access to multiple telescopes
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The REMOT (Remote Experiment Monitoring and conTrol) project was financed by 1996 by the European Community in order to investigate the possibility of generalizing the remote access to scientific instruments. After the feasibility of this idea was demonstrated, the DYNACORE (DYNAmically, COnfigurable Remote Experiment monitoring and control) project was initiated as a REMOT follow-up. Its purpose is to develop software technology to support scientists in two different domains, astronomy and plasma physics. The resulting system allows (1) simultaneous multiple user access to different experimental facilities, (2) dynamic adaptability to different kinds of real instruments, (3) exploitation of the communication infrastructures features, (4) ease of use through intuitive graphical interfaces, and (5) additional inter-user communication using off-the-shelf projects such as video-conference tools, chat programs and shared blackboards.
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Massimo Callegari, Antonio Panciatici, Fabio Pasian, Mauro Pucillo, Paolo Santin, Simo Aro, Peter Linde, Maria Angeles Duran, Jose Antonio Rodriguez, Francois Genova, Francois Ochsenbein, J. Daniel Ponz, and Antonio Talavera "Distributed observing facility for remote access to multiple telescopes", Proc. SPIE 4011, Advanced Global Communications Technologies for Astronomy, (2 June 2000);


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