14 July 2008 Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer: the control system of the unit telescopes
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This paper describes the telescope control system for the Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer. To achieve the rapid development time required by the project we made use of two software packages, LabVIEW from National Instruments and TCSpk from Tpoint Software. The telescope control system is built from a set of components that conform to a standard interface and implement a set of component specific commands. Data is distributed throughout the system in a uniform manner by an event system that uses the publish-subscribe paradigm.
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Chris Mayer, Chris Mayer, Marion Fisher, Marion Fisher, Alan Greer, Alan Greer, James Parkhurst, James Parkhurst, Philip Taylor, Philip Taylor, "Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer: the control system of the unit telescopes", Proc. SPIE 7019, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy II, 701907 (14 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.788376; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.788376
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