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This paper describes the control and monitoring system of Tore Supra. The users were first invited to draw up a specification, then a system comprising three levels was put in place. It is open-ended and can thus be developed by the users. The facilities defined are high-level and can be understood by those with little experience of computing or automation. They either are language-based or work in conversational mode. The paper describes the hardware architecture of the system, the control of automatic devices and the compiling and perfecting of the software. The real-time user environment is presented: this includes the graphics and the means of monitoring and control, as well as the capabilities which can be added to the initial system.

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Authors: HENNION F ET AL., CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Le Temps Réel: Automatique Productique, Informatique, Nantes (FR), Oct. 9-12, 1990
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper FR 35715 ORA
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