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Selecting an image analysis minicomputer systemFactors to be weighed when selecting a minicomputer system as the basis for an image analysis computer facility vary depending on whether the user organization procures a new computer or selects an existing facility to serve as an image analysis host. Some conditions not directly related to hardware or software should be considered such as the flexibility of the computer center staff, their encouragement of innovation, and the availability of the host processor to a broad spectrum of potential user organizations. Particular attention must be given to: image analysis software capability; the facilities of a potential host installation; the central processing unit; the operating system and languages; main memory; disk storage; tape drives; hardcopy output; and other peripherals. The operational environment, accessibility; resource limitations; and operational supports are important. Charges made for program execution and data storage must also be examined.
Document ID
19830009709
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Danielson, R. (Santa Clara Univ. CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1981
Publication Information
Publication: purdue Univ. CORSE-81: The 1981 Conf. on Remote Sensing Educ.
Subject Category
EARTH RESOURCES AND REMOTE SENSING
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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IDRelationTitle19830009671Analytic PrimaryCORSE-81: The 1981 Conference on Remote Sensing Education