SOFIA`s Choice: Scheduling Observations for an Airborne Observatory

Jeremy Frank and Elif Kurklu

We describe the problem of scheduling observations for an airborne astronomical observatory. The problem incorporates complex constraints relating the feasibility of an astronomical observation to the position and time of a mobile observatory, as well as traditional temporal constraints and optimization criteria. We describe the problem, its proposed solution and the empirical validation of that solution.


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