04419740 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 4 patents.

An automated artwork generation system employs a video display and a microprocessor for verifying and editing data derived from a digitizer and utilized by a photoplotter. The system includes a data storage and retrieval apparatus in which data processed through the system is stored. The apparatus permits random access to data in a memory, and both the storing and retrieval times are minimized by establishing a direct relationship between the zone of a workpiece in which data is located and the portion of the memory in which the data is stored. Data entries in the memory are made in both a data entry file and a bulk data file. The entry file serves as an index to the bulk data file and contains abbreviated data entries and pointers identifying addresses in the bulk data file where additional related data is stored.

Title
Method for storing and retrieving data
Application Number
104196
Publication Number
4419740
Application Date
April 19, 1982
Publication Date
December 6, 1983
Inventor
Charles M Hevenor Jr
Bolton
CT, US
Agent
McCormick Paulding & Huber
Assignee
The Gerber Scientific Instrument Company
CT, US
IPC
G06F 13/06
G06F 3/06
G06F 3/13
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