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== UNDER CONSTRUCTION ==
 
== UNDER CONSTRUCTION ==
  
%X%: *simdata is under active development, documentation may lag reality, please email rindebet at nrao.edu with any questions - It's my job to help you use this software*
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*simdata is under active development, documentation may lag reality, please email rindebet at nrao.edu with any questions - It's my job to help you use this software*
  
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=== Steps to simulation ==
  
  1 download and install CASA  
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# download and install CASA  
  1 InputModel - Preparing a patch of sky for =simdata= to pseudoobserve.
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# InputModel - Preparing a patch of sky for =simdata= to pseudoobserve.
  1 InputExamples
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# InputExamples
  1 AntennaList - how to specify the positions and diameters of your antennas or stations.
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# AntennaList - how to specify the positions and diameters of your antennas or stations.
  1 SpecifyingObservation - how to set up what/when/how you want to observe, and the output image details
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# SpecifyingObservation - how to set up what/when/how you want to observe, and the output image details
  1 AddingNoise - (Optional) For added realism, corrupt your visibilities with thermal and phase noise.
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# AddingNoise - (Optional) For added realism, corrupt your visibilities with thermal and phase noise.
  1 DeconvolveImage (Optional) Go back from the calculated visibilities to a synthesis image
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# DeconvolveImage (Optional) Go back from the calculated visibilities to a synthesis image

Revision as of 16:49, 2 December 2009

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

  • simdata is under active development, documentation may lag reality, please email rindebet at nrao.edu with any questions - It's my job to help you use this software*

= Steps to simulation

  1. download and install CASA
  2. InputModel - Preparing a patch of sky for =simdata= to pseudoobserve.
  3. InputExamples
  4. AntennaList - how to specify the positions and diameters of your antennas or stations.
  5. SpecifyingObservation - how to set up what/when/how you want to observe, and the output image details
  6. AddingNoise - (Optional) For added realism, corrupt your visibilities with thermal and phase noise.
  7. DeconvolveImage (Optional) Go back from the calculated visibilities to a synthesis image