Eric W. My main job at the present time is to develop and maintain the software package known as AIPS. I am also involved in FITS matters especially in the development of new standards for representing coordinate information. I even find time for a bit of life. A plain-text version of my curriculum vitae is available.

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Bam The TV is used to visualise data or images and can, for example, be used to interactively edit data or control the progress of a deconvolution. Radio astronomy Interferometry Astronomical imaging Astronomy software Fortran software.

Information Handling in Astronomy — Historical Vistas. Gaussian alps to images or spectra as well as the possibility to make publication-quality plots. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. A more modern alternative is to install ParselTongue, a Python -based interface. Although partially replaced by CASA, it continues to evolve and remains widely used. Limited single-dish capability is also featured. The Message Server displays useful information reported by each task.

Astronomical Image Processing System Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Extensive help is available to AIPS users, with detailed information on each parameter and task viewable from the command line. This article needs additional citations for verification.

Together these allow a user to visualize, edit and calibrate a data set and subsequently make images or fit cpokbook. Although relatively primitive, this gives access to a useful collection of e. Despite its age and limited resources, AIPS remains widely used and under active development.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. At the same time, the capabilities of AIPS have also greatly expanded. Views Read Edit View history. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Data Analysis in Astronomy. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Information Handling in Astronomy — Historical Vistas: Developed predominantly for use cpokbook the then under-construction VLAthe generality inherent in its design allowed it to become the standard data-reduction package for most radio interferometers, including VLBI.

Commands can also be placed in a text file which makes repeating complicated procedures much more convenient and which can be used to create data-reduction pipelines. A number of analysis tasks are included e. Related Articles


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