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Faster plots by fan data compression
March/April 1989 (vol. 9 no. 2)
pp. 58,59,60,61,62,63,64,65,66
A fan data compression method is presented that tripled laser printer speed for Bode and simulation plots with many points. This reduced printer delays without the expense of a faster laser printer, and it saved computer time as well. The authors describe their problem, solution, and conclusions. They give the fan algorithm and present its performance for several applications. They include a pseudocode implementation.<>

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data compression,computer graphics,fan algorithm,Bode plots,computer graphics,fan data compression,laser printer speed,simulation plots,Data compression,Printers,Image coding,Application software,Data engineering,Space vehicles,Computer graphics,Throughput,Sampling methods,Aircraft
"Faster plots by fan data compression," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 58,59,60,61,62,63,64,65,66, March-April 1989, doi:10.1109/38.19052
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