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What it means

pipeline

Software that runs without external intervention, taking raw data on one end and producing reduced data in the other.

data-driven

Software that does nothing until data arrives, and then looks to the data and not the user for data reduction information.

recipe

A file containing a list of individual data reduction steps.

primitive

A file containing code performing a meaningful data reduction step

engine

An external package (e.g. a Starlink task) that performs a certain algorithmic step (e.g. addition).

Figure: What happens in ORAC-DR
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ORAC-DR: Overview and General Introduction
Starlink User Note 230
Frossie Economou, Tim Jenness,
Malcolm Currie, Andy Adamson, Alasdair Allan, Brad Cavanagh
Joint Astronomy Centre, Hilo, Hawaii
June 2004
E-mail:starlink@jiscmail.ac.uk

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