A Mathematical Approach to the Storage of Digitised Contours
Author: Breward, R. W.
Source: Cartographic Journal, The, Volume 9, Number 2, December 1972 , pp. 82-86(5)
Publisher: Maney Publishing
Abstract:The increasing use of digitised data, especially contours, is creating problems of storage in the smaller computers. Efforts made to make digitised contour information more compact for use in a data bank are described which can produce savings in storage requirements of up to 85 per cent.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1972