Use of a Digital Computer to Construct Isoline Maps Based on a Stereomodel of Terrain,
ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA
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A new method of constructing isolines in accordance with an altitude matrix given within the nodes of a grid is proposed. The algorithm for this method was applied in a subsystem including an input device, a control digital computer, and an output device. If a Dnepr-1 computer is used, all the isolines on a map measuring 200 x 300 mm with a 0.2 mm stride can be plotted in about 3 hours, but the time can be shortened by several times if more highly advanced equipment is used.
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