ISOPHOT Interactive Analysis (PIA)

From a calibration tool to a full scientific analysis and pipeline system: the ISOPHOT Interactive Analysis (PIA)


ISO Data Centre, ESA Astrophysics Division, Villafranca del Castillo, P.O. Box 50727, 28080 Madrid, Spain

1 now at Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, IAC, Tenerife, Spain


The ISOPHOT Interactive Analysis (PIA), originally conceived as a tool for ISOPHOT data processing to be used by calibration experts, rapidly became the software of choice for scientific data reduction of ISOPHOT observations. In this paper we summarize the enhancements of PIA in the last year, and discuss in particular its capabilities for  efficiently reducing huge amounts of data in a ``pipeline'' modus,  at the same time keeping all interactive analysis possibilities present and active.

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