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Quality Control and Data Flow Operations:
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SPIE San Diego 2010

* "Using X-Shooter physical model to understand flexure" by P. Bristow et al. (in "Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III", SPIE San Diego 2010)
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"Quality control and data flow operations of the survey instrument VIRCAM" by W. Hummel et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems III", SPIE San Diego 2010)
* "The new FORS pipeline" by C. Izzo et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems III", SPIE San Diego 2010)
* "Recent developments for the SINFONI pipeline" by K. Mirny et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems III", SPIE San Diego 2010)
* "The X-Shooter pipeline" by A. Modigliani et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems III", SPIE San Diego 2010)
* "The physical model in action: quality control for X-Shooter" by S. Moehler et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems III", SPIE San Diego 2010)
* "From Chile to Europe in minutes: handling the data stream from ESO's Paranal observatory" by M. Romaniello et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems III", SPIE San Diego 2010)

SPIE Marseille 2008

"New measures in controlling quality of VLT VISIR" by D. Dobrzycka et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II", SPIE Marseille 2008)
"Scoring: a novel approach towards automated and reliable certification of pipeline products" by R. Hanuschik et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II", SPIE Marseille 2008)
"Detector monitoring as part of VLT science and data flow operations" by W. Hummel et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II", SPIE Marseille 2008)
"VLTI behind the scence: 1001 nights of data flow operations at ESO" by I. Percheron (in "Optical and Infrared Interferometry", SPIE Marseille 2008)
"Solutions for quality control of multi-detector instruments and their application to CRIRES and VIMOS" by B. Wolff et al. (in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II", SPIE Marseille 2008)

ESO Calibration Workshop 2007

"Calibrating mid-infrared standard stars" by D. Dobrzycka and L. Vanzi (in "2007 ESO Calibration workshop")
"Recent developments in the optimal extraction of UVES spectra" by J.M. Larsen et al. (in "2007 ESO Calibration workshop")
"Improvement in the residual OH emission removal in SINFONI pipeline spectra" by A. Modigliani et al. (in "2007 ESO Calibration workshop")
"Good news for MOS, MXU & Co. - The new spectroscopic pipeline for the FORSes" by S. Moehler (in "2007 ESO Calibration workshop")
"VLTI instruments: from J to N band instrumental calibrations, from short to long baseline astronomical calibrations" by I. Percheron (in "2007 ESO Calibration workshop")
"Master response curves for flux calibration of VIMOS spectroscopy" by B. Wolff (in "2007 ESO Calibration workshop")


"Distributed Quality Control of VLT data at ESO" by R. Hanuschik ( in "ADASS XVI Conference Series 2006 ")
"Quality Control of the 3D Spectrograph SINFONI" by W. Hummel et al. (in "ADA IV Conference", Marseille, 2006)

SPIE Orlando 2006

"Quality control for multi-detector instruments: a test bed with VIMOS" by B. Wolff and R. Hanuschik ( in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems", SPIE Orlando 2006)
"Quality control and Instruments Monitoring for the VLTI" by I. Percheron and S. Moehler ( in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems", SPIE Orlando 2006)
"Adaptive optics quality metrics and the user constraint set for the VLTI" by I. Percheron et al. ( in "Advances in Stellar Interferometry", SPIE Orlando 2006)
"VLT VISIR - Controlling Data Quality and Instrument Performance" by D. Dobrzycka et al. ( in "Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems", SPIE Orlando 2006)

IFS Workshop Durham 2005

* "Data Flow Operations and Quality Control of SINFONI" by W. Hummel et al. ( in "Workshop on Integral Field Spectroscopy", Durham, UK, 2005)
* "Processing IFU data from VLT instruments" by R. Hanuschik and P. Sartoretti ( in "Workshop on Integral Field Spectroscopy", Durham, UK, 2005)

SPIE Glasgow 2004

* "Quality Control of VLT-FLAMES/GIRAFFE data" by R. Hanuschik et al. ( in "Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies", SPIE Glasgow 2004)
* "Quality Control for UVES-fiber at the VLT-Kueyen Telescope" by B. Wolff et al. ( in "Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies", SPIE Glasgow 2004)

* "Process control charts for dataflow operations of the ESO VLT" by W. Hummel et al. ( in "Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies", SPIE Glasgow 2004)
* "Quality control of VLT NACO data" by D.Dobrzycka et al. ( in "Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies", SPIE Glasgow 2004)
* "Quality control and Instrument Trending for MIDI" by I. Percheron et al. ( in "Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies", SPIE Glasgow 2004)
* "Quality control for VLT-VIMOS data" by P. Sartoretti et al. ( in "Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies", SPIE Glasgow 2004)

SPIE Kona 2002

* "Quality Control of VLT-UVES data" by R. Hanuschik et al. (in "Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return III", SPIE Kona 2002)
* "Quality Control of VLT-ISAAC data" by W. Hummel et al. (in "Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return III", SPIE Kona 2002)

ESO Messenger articles

* "VLT Science Products Produced by Pipelines: a Status Report" by D. Silva and M. Peron (The Messenger No. 118 [Dec. 2004])
* "VIMOS in Operation at the VLT" by S. D'Odorico et al. (The Messenger 113 [September 2003])
* "VLT Quality Control and Trending Services" by R. Hanuschik & D. Silva (The Messenger 108, p. 4-9 [June 2002])

* "The UVES Data Reduction Pipeline" by P. Ballester et al. (The Messenger 101, p. 31-36 [September 2000])
* "VLT Pipeline operation and Quality Control: FORS1 and ISAAC" by R. Hanuschik and P. Amico (The Messenger, No. 99 [March 2000])

Other publications

* "A flux-calibrated, high-resolution atlas of optical sky emission from UVES" by R. Hanuschik (pdf | browse | A&A 407, 1157 [2003])

* "Quality Control and Data Flow Operations of NACO" by W. Hummel et al. (Procs. ESO workshop 'Science with AO', Sept. 2003)

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