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Paper: The JWST Science Calibration Pipeline
Volume: 527, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XXIX
Page: 583
Authors: Bushouse, H.
Abstract: The science calibration pipeline for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is an ambitious effort to provide analysis–ready data products in an automated environment for all instruments and all observing modes of the telescope, including imaging, coronagraphy, slit–like spectroscopy, multi–object spectroscopy, wide–field slitless spectroscopy, time–series imaging and spectroscopy, and aperture–masking interferometry. Data reduction and calibration is divided into 3 major stages: detector–level corrections, full calibration of individual exposures, and combining of data from multiple exposures. Processing that requires information from multiple exposures is accomplished by an “Associations” scheme that determines in real time exposures that belong together, which are then used to drive the stage 2 and 3 pipelines.
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