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6 July 2018 Prototyping the central control system for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
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The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) will be the next generation ground-based observatory for gamma-ray astronomy at very-high energies. CTA will consist of two large arrays with 118 Cherenkov telescopes in total, deployed in the northern and southern hemispheres. The Observation Execution System (OES) provides the means to execute observations and to handle the acquisition of scientific data in CTA. The Manager and Central Control (MCC) system is a core element in the OES system that implements the execution of observation requests received from the scheduler sub-system. This contribution provides a summary of the main MCC design features and of the plans for prototyping.
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D. Melkumyan, I. Oya, J. Bobnar, S. Sah, R. Anutarawiramkul, M. Füßling, I. Sadeh, M. Sekoranja, T. Schmidt, U. Schwanke, J. Schwarz, G. Spengler, and P. Wegner "Prototyping the central control system for the Cherenkov Telescope Array", Proc. SPIE 10707, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy V, 107071R (6 July 2018); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2309659
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