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simulator.setoptions - Function

2.6.1 Set various processing options


Description

For most of these, set the options for predict details. See also imager help for more details.

To simulate single dish data, use gridft=SD and gridfunction=PB.

Arguments





Inputs

ftmachine

Fourier transform machine. Possibilities are ’ft’, ’sd’

allowed:

string

Default:

ft

’ft’

cache

Size of gridding cache in complex pixels

allowed:

int

Default:

0

tile

Size of a gridding tile in pixels (in 1 dimension)

allowed:

int

Default:

16

gridfunction

Gridding function. String: ’SF’—’BOX’—’PB’

allowed:

string

Default:

SF

’SF’

location

Location used in phase rotations. Position Measure of Coordinates of array location. E.g me.position(’ITRF’, ’30.5deg’, ’-20.2deg’, ’6000km’) or me.observatory(’ALMA’)

allowed:

any

Default:

variant ALMA

position measure

padding

Padding factor in image plane (>=1.0)

allowed:

double

Default:

1.3

facets

Number of facets

allowed:

int

Default:

1

maxdata

Maximum data to write to a single TSM file (MB)

allowed:

double

Default:

2000.0

wprojplanes

Number of projection planes when using wproject as the ft-machine

allowed:

int

Default:

1

Returns
bool

Example

 
 
sm.setoptions(cache=10000000, tile=32, gridfunction=’BOX’, me.location(’vla’))  
 

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