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Interactive graphics in design automation

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1 Author(s)
Wieczner, Simon ; Computervision Corporation

In the days when one man could design a device, build it, and sell it, his own memory was all that was needed to provide instructions and specifications for manufacture. However, as organizations grow, a hierarchy develops from engineer to draftsman to production worker. The draftsman transforms the engineer's rough ideas and sketches into a standardized design document that can be understood by people who have never talked to the engineer and cannot concern themselves with the origin of their product.

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Computer  (Volume:7 ,  Issue: 1 )