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e-MERLIN data reduction pipeline

Postby Ada Coda » Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:21 pm

e-MERLIN data reduction pipeline

Abstract: Written in Python and utilizing ParselTongue (ascl:1208.020) to interface with AIPS (ascl:9911.003), the e-MERLIN data reduction pipeline processes, calibrates and images data from the UK's radio interferometric array (Multi-Element Remote-Linked Interferometer Network). Driven by a plain text input file, the pipeline is modular and can be run in stages. The software includes options to load raw data, average in time and/or frequency, flag known sources of interference, flag more comprehensively with SERPent (ascl:1312.001), carry out some or all of the calibration procedures (including self-calibration), and image in either normal or wide-field mode. It also optionally produces a number of useful diagnostic plots at various stages so data quality can be assessed.

Credit: Argo, Megan


Bibcode: 2014ascl.soft07017A

ID: ascl:1407.017
Last edited by Ada Coda on Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:46 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Updated code entry.

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