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EPPL, A User-Oriented Picture Processing Language
Author(s): Peter Tracy; Robert Chidlaw; Robert Gonsalves
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Paper Abstract

We present details of the EIKONIX Picture Processing Language, EPPL. The language was developed for use on Digital Equipment Corporation's PDP-ll and VAX computers to allow rapid acquisitions, manipulation, and display of digital images. We discuss the hardware that the language supports, the software architecture, the modes of data transfer and storage, the Parameter Set concept which simplifies user specifications of data and opera-tions, and typical image processing functions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 1981
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0271, Advances in Display Technology II, (28 July 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.931765
Show Author Affiliations
Peter Tracy, EIKONIX Corporation (United States)
Robert Chidlaw, EIKONIX Corporation (United States)
Robert Gonsalves, EIKONIX Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0271:
Advances in Display Technology II
John R. Parsons, Editor(s)

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