Accession Number : ADD018064

Title :   Digital Data Retrieving, Organizing and Display System.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, filed 1 May 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Savage, Nannette E ; Malone, Ray

PDF Url : ADD018064

Report Date : May 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : A digital data retrieving, organizing and display device for retrieving information from a number of disparate sources relating to development of a complex system and organizing and displaying on cards the information as selected by an operator. The device comprises a data map, a plurality of card display means, and a control means. The data map defines types of available information relating to the development of a complex system, and includes at least one external card link. Each card display element facilitates the display of a card having a selected type of information relating to the development of a complex system. The control means is responsive to operator input for controlling the data map display means and the card display element to enable the display of a card having a type of information as selected by the operator. The information that can be displayed can be obtained from a number of disparate sources, and the system further includes a data acquisition element and an update element for obtaining information from the I disparate sources to be used by the card display element.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, *DATA DISPLAYS, *DIGITAL RECORDING SYSTEMS, DATA BASES, INPUT, DATA MANAGEMENT, DATA ACQUISITION, MAPS, OPERATORS(PERSONNEL), CARDS

Subject Categories : Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE