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Issue 11 • Date Nov. 1981

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  • Computer

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): c1
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  • What do Engineers do at IBM?

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): c2
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 1 - 3
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  • Computer Magazine Introducing the Computer Editorial Board...

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 4 - 7
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  • Zilog's System 8000™, the Supermicro

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 8 - 9
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  • Pictorial Information Systems

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 10 - 11
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    A pictorial information system is a special type of information system supporting the manipulation, storage, retrieval, and analysis of pictorial data. In the past, pictorial information systems have usually been designed for specific applications. But recent advances in data base technology, computer graphics, and pictorial data structures have led to the development of more general-purpose systems. This special issue is a survey of several design aspects of these systems. View full abstract»

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  • You are Looking at the Third Good Reason to Join Linkabit [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 12
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  • Pictorial Data-Base Systems

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 13 - 21
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    New applications in digital picture processing—notably in handling geographic data and in computer-aided design—have prompted development of a variety of pictorial data-base systems. View full abstract»

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  • Local Networks Information Offerings from Architecture Technology Corporation

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 22
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  • Picture Query Languages for Pictorial Data-Base Systems

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 23 - 33
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    Integrated pictorial data-base systems need pictorial query languages to enhance their effectiveness. The tabular structures of QPE, IQ, and others are easy to understand and access. View full abstract»

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  • Pictorial Information Processing of Landsat Data for Geographic Analysis

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 34 - 41
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    For geographic applications, satellite image data must be combined with aerial photos, census data, and existing maps. ntegrating the various data forms is a complex, multistep operation. View full abstract»

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  • Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 42
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  • Manipulating Data Structures in Pictorial Information Systems

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 43 - 50
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    Spatial data handling systems generally use either topological or grid image data structures. It makes little sense for these systems to be incompatible. View full abstract»

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  • Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 51
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  • Lexidata [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 52
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  • Computer Architectures for Pictorial Information Systems

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 53 - 67
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    In the international search for the optimal image processing computer architecture, image parallelism is the key to cost effectiveness. View full abstract»

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  • Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 68
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  • Special Feature: Prometheus or Pandora: The Influence of Automation on Society

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 69 - 74
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    Even though computer technology may challenge one of man's last and most cherished illusions—that he alone is capable of thought—it can also show him how to live in harmony with nature. View full abstract»

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  • Image Processing Systems Modular Graphic Display Systems Frame Buffers-Television Monitors [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 75
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  • Special Feature: Monitoring Program Execution: A Survey

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 76 - 93
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    Progress in this realm of performance measurement has lagged behind advances in the general field of programming languages: careful study of its capabilities and limitations is long overdue. View full abstract»

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  • GTE Laboratories New England - Bringing you Innovative Technology [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 94
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  • Special Feature: The Flex Software Design System: Designers Need Languages, too

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 95 - 102
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    An experimental design language gives evidence that software design may benefit from the same formal techniques programmers are using. View full abstract»

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  • Special Feature: Software Maintainability: A Practical Concern for Life-Cycle Costs

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 103 - 109
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    Software modifiability doesn't just happen. It must be designed, tested, and paid for just like any other software requirement. View full abstract»

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  • Infocom 82

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 110 - 111
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  • The Open Channel

    Publication Year: 1981 , Page(s): 112 - 113
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