Accession Number : AD0677600

Title :   FREE FIELD INPUT DATA FORMATTING SCHEME.

Descriptive Note : Informal rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Yergen,Walter E.

Report Date : SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : A free field data formatting scheme is submitted as a tool for storing a maximum data volume in limited computer memory reserves. Some applications to the formatting of ocean station data are provided as examples of technique. The advantages and disadvantages of this formatting scheme are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS, MEMORY DEVICES), (*PUNCHED CARDS, MEMORY DEVICES), OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, OPTIMIZATION, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, DIGITAL COMPUTERS

Subject Categories : Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE