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The LSST Scheduler from design to construction

Lead Author: 
Delgado, Francisco
Other Authors/Credits: 
Reuter, Michael A.
Publication Date: 
Friday, July 15, 2016
Conference Papers
SPIE
Publication-131
Francisco Delgado and Michael A. Reuter " The LSST Scheduler from design to construction ", Proc. SPIE 9910, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VI, 991013 (July 15, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2233630; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2233630
Journal or Publication name: 
SPIE Proceedings
Citable: 
no
Abstract: 
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will be a highly robotic facility, demanding a very high efficiency during its operation. To achieve this, the LSST Scheduler has been envisioned as an autonomous software component of the Observatory Control System (OCS), that selects the sequence of...

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