Digitizing ink graphs back into numerical data ?

David Steffen steffen at mbir.bcm.tmc.edu
Thu Oct 10 09:45:09 EST 1991


In article <1991Oct8.064744.1 at cc.utah.edu> eyring at cc.utah.edu writes:

>We have some data plots that are only available to us in hardcopy.
>We need to be able to get the raw values of the data into numerical
>format so we can integrate the data into our flight simulator.
>Does anyone know of any software that might help with the digitization
>process?

I just came across the following on comp.sys.mac.digest:

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Date: Thu, 12 Sep 91 14:04:44 MET
From: Kees Huyser <keeshu at nikhefk.nikhef.nl>
Subject: [*] dataThief v1.0.6

DataThief v1.0.6 is an application  to read data from a (scanned)
graph. It reads both PICT and  Paint files and converts the lines
on an  X-Y graph  back in  the numbers  that originally  made the
graph. It has both an auto-trace and a manual mode.

It's system 7 compatible PostCardware.

--kees

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-- 
David Steffen
Department of Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX 77030
Telephone = (713) 798-6655, FAX = (713) 790-0545
Internet = steffen at mbir.bcm.tmc.edu




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