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IGES - the present state and future trends

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Pratt, M.J. ; Cranfield Institute of Technology, Department of Applied Computing & Mathematics, Cranfield, UK

Although the Initial Graphics Exchange Specification is not without its imperfections and critics, it is widely considered to be the best format currently available for the exchange of CAD data. However, IGES is seen as an interim measure, eventually to be superseded by a new international standard. This article reviews the present state of IGES and considers likely future trends in CAD data exchange.

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Computer-Aided Engineering Journal  (Volume:2 ,  Issue: 4 )