SEMIAUTOMATED LARGE-SCALE MAPPING

A SEMIAUTOMATED MAP-MAKING SYSTEM HAS BEEN DEVISED. IT CONSISTS OF PLACING AN INFORMATION-BEARING MAGNETIC TAPE INTO A COMPUTER SYSTEM TO PRODUCE TWO-DIMENSIONAL REPRESENTATIONS OF TERRAIN VIA AN AUTOMATIC DRAFTING MACHINE. STAGES IN MAP PRODUCTION AND CODING, DATA PROCESSING, AND DRAFTING PROCEDURES ARE DESCRIBED. THE SYSTEM HAS BEEN OPERATING SUCCESSFULLY FOR MORE THAN 3 YEARS.

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  • Authors:
    • MacLeod, Malcolm H
    • Turner, J Brian
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  • Publication Date: 1973

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: pp 40-44
  • Monograph Title: Photogrammetric analysis of urban and rural environments
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  • Accession Number: 00203043
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309021847
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Apr 11 1974 12:00AM