Curve Fitting and Editing Via Interactive Graphics

by Arthur S. Priver, Barry W. Boehm

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A brief description of an interactive computer graphical system that allows the user to enter a curve into an IBM 360/40 computer via a RAND Tablet and to try various ways of fitting, editing, and displaying the curve on an IBM 2250 display scope. Control is by the Tablet stylus exclusively, using software-sensitized areas for pointing and Groner's character recognition scheme (RM-5016) for alphanumeric inputs. (Presented at the ACM Symposium on Interactive Systems for Experimental Applied Mathematics, Washington, August 1967.)

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