INTRANS AND BROWSE: AN INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS SYSTEM FOR PLANNING RELATED DATA ANALYSIS

THIS PAPER DESCRIBES THE INTERACTIVE TRANSPORTATION ANALYSIS SYSTEM (INTRANS). INTRANS IS A MAN-COMPUTER INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS SYSTEM DESIGNED TO SERVE TRANSPORTATION AND URBAN PLANNERS. CURRENTLY, INTRANS IS BEING USED MAINLY FOR ANALYSIS OF SPATIAL DATA. ITS MAJOR USE IN THE FUTURE WILL BE AS A SKELETON FOR INTERACTIVE PLANNING MODELS. INTRANS OPERATES IN THE COMPUTER CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO. IT USES AN IBM 370 AS THE CENTRAL PROCESSOR. THE PAPER DEFINES THE NEED FOR INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS IN PLANNING, THE AREAS WHERE ITS USE IS LIKELY TO BE EFFECTIVE, AND THE MAJOR PROBLEMS IN ITS IMPLEMENTATION AND USE. IT THEN DESCRIBES THE DESIGN OF INTRANS, ITS MAJOR ELEMENTS, AND HOW THE SYSTEM AS A WHOLE IS BEING USED. THE PAPER CONCLUDES WITH A DESCRIPTION OF PLANS FOR DEVELOPMENT FOR BOTH THE SHORT TERM AND THE LONG TERM. /AUTHOR/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: pp 23-35
  • Monograph Title: Application of interactive graphics to transportation systems planning
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203858
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 030902188X
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1974 12:00AM