Accession Number : AD0750750

Title :   On One Method of Relief Representation and the Possibility of Automating It (Ob Odnom Sposobe Izobrazheniya Relefa i Vozmozhnosti ego Avtomatizatsii),

Corporate Author : DEFENSE MAPPING AGENCY AEROSPACE CENTER ST LOUIS MO TECHNICAL TRANSLATION BRANCH

Personal Author(s) : Martynenko,A. I. ; Shcherbakov,P. A.

Report Date : SEP 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The paper contains a presentation of a simple practical method to automate and represent relief drawings. The method provides automatic engraving of contour lines with thickening of the lines in the lightest and darkest places. A method of 'drawing' contour lines with a laser beam on a photographic base is discussed, along with its drawbacks and advantages. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MAPPING, AUTOMATION), TERRAIN, VISUAL PERCEPTION, USSR

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE