Accession Number : AD0759895

Title :   Automated Preparation of Digital Topographic Data,

Corporate Author : ARMY COMBAT DEVELOPMENTS COMMAND SYSTEMS ANALYSIS GROUP FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Gaines,Richard ; Hughes,David ; Reiss,Royce ; Schneider,Philip A. D.

Report Date : FEB 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 198

Abstract : The report contains descriptions and documentation for four related computer programs developed to completely automate the process of preparing digital topographic data (DTD) for applications such as computerized combat situation. Basic DTD source data, supplied in standard packed-octal format by the Defense Mapping Agency, are converted to a format which can be effectively used by any FORTRAN program. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   (*MAPPING, AUTOMATION), (*COMPUTER PROGRAMS, INSTRUCTION MANUALS), TERRAIN, TACTICAL WARFARE, SIMULATORS

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE