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Computerized Document Imaging Systems : Technology and Applications - Nathan J. Muller

Computerized Document Imaging Systems

Technology and Applications

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Published: 19th February 1993
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Designed for information systems professionals, including IS, DP, MIS, LAN, and systems managers, this text provides a source of introductory information for those involved with decision-making processes related to information systems. Suitable as a University course text in MIS programs, the book also covers the subject in sufficient detail for the more technically orientated. This text describes how to reap the benefits of improved efficiency and productivity through the use of document imaging systems that reduce access time and enhance document integrity.

Introductionp. xv
Basic Principles
Document Imaging Conceptsp. 3
Introductionp. 3
Office Document Imaging Systemsp. 5
General Business Systemsp. 5
Image Processing Systemsp. 5
Engineering Drawing Systemsp. 6
Mapping Systemsp. 6
Imaging Functionsp. 6
Scanning and Indexingp. 7
Storage and Retrievalp. 7
Compressionp. 8
Workflow Automationp. 8
Office Automationp. 8
Imaging System Componentsp. 8
Market Playersp. 9
Complementary Technologiesp. 10
Electronic Data Interchangep. 10
Multimediap. 11
Videoconferencingp. 11
Facsimilep. 12
Network Requirementsp. 12
Selection Criteriap. 14
Impact of Open Systemsp. 14
Determining Needsp. 15
Conclusionp. 16
Information Managementp. 19
Introductionp. 19
Text Search and Retrievalp. 19
Key-Word Indexingp. 20
Full Text Retrievalp. 21
Boolean Searchp. 21
Automatic Clustering by Topicp. 22
Concept-Based Retrievalp. 22
Structured Query Languagep. 23
Hypertextp. 26
Compound Documentsp. 28
Graphics Filesp. 31
The Future of Image Retrievalp. 32
Conclusionp. 33
Imaging Applicationsp. 35
Introductionp. 35
Application Overviewsp. 35
Technical Documentation Applicationp. 38
Credit Card Applicationp. 42
Accounts Payable Applicationp. 48
Insurance Processing Applicationp. 52
Loan Services Applicationp. 54
Conclusionp. 55
Imaging System Platforms
Desktop Imaging Systemsp. 59
Introductionp. 59
Functional Componentsp. 60
Image Capturep. 60
Indexingp. 65
Compressionp. 65
Storagep. 68
High-Resolution Displaysp. 71
Managementp. 73
Conclusionp. 73
Considerations for LAN-Based Imagingp. 75
Introductionp. 75
LAN Approachesp. 75
LAN Characteristicsp. 77
Topologiesp. 78
Access Methodsp. 78
Media Typesp. 79
Types of LANsp. 80
Ethernetp. 80
Token Ringp. 82
ARCnetp. 83
StarLANp. 85
FDDIp. 85
SDDIp. 86
The Role of Hubsp. 87
The Role of Serversp. 88
Conclusionp. 89
Considerations for Mainframe-Based Imagingp. 91
Introductionp. 91
Role of the Mainframep. 94
Mainframe Image System Componentsp. 94
Workstationsp. 94
Scanning Equipmentp. 95
Printersp. 97
Communications Controllersp. 98
Storage Facilitiesp. 98
Implementation Issuesp. 103
Conclusionp. 104
Vendor Implementations
IBM Imaging Systemsp. 107
Introductionp. 107
Imaging System Offeringsp. 107
ImagePlus Overviewp. 108
Folder Application Facilityp. 108
Object Distribution Managerp. 111
Object Access Methodp. 111
Document Entryp. 113
Workflowp. 114
Folder Managementp. 116
Convenience Featuresp. 118
Supervisor Capabilitiesp. 119
Online Helpp. 119
ImagePlus/2 Application Facility/2p. 120
System Administration Programp. 120
Image Processing Programp. 120
Consulting Servicesp. 121
Education Servicesp. 121
Conclusionp. 122
Unisys Infolmage Systemp. 123
Introductionp. 123
Product Overviewp. 124
Software Componentsp. 126
Folder Application Softwarep. 126
Directorp. 129
Database Softwarep. 131
Event Managerp. 132
Hardware Componentsp. 133
Serverp. 134
Optical Disk Drivesp. 135
Workstationsp. 135
Communications Boardsp. 137
Scannersp. 137
Printersp. 138
Conclusionp. 138
Hewlett-Packard Advanced Image Management Systemp. 139
Introductionp. 139
System Overviewp. 139
AIMS DataManagerp. 141
Free Text Searchp. 143
Optical Storage Clusteringp. 143
DataManager Modulesp. 144
AIMS MediaManagerp. 146
AIMS JukeboxManagerp. 148
Print Serverp. 149
Fax Serverp. 150
Applications Integrationp. 150
HP 3000 and HP 9000 Integrationp. 151
IBM 3270 Integrationp. 151
Conclusionp. 151
DECimage EXpressp. 153
Introductionp. 153
Development Backgroundp. 154
System Overviewp. 155
DECwindows Motifp. 157
Compound Document Architecturep. 158
Document Interchange Formatsp. 159
CDA Applicationsp. 161
Network Applications Supportp. 162
DECimage Application Servicesp. 163
Application Development Environmentp. 164
Other DECimage Offeringsp. 165
All-in-1 Image Softwarep. 165
DECimage Character Recognition Servicesp. 165
SMARTFOLDER Imagingp. 165
DECimage Scan Softwarep. 166
DECcamerap. 166
Fax Network Gateway Serverp. 166
Storagep. 166
Third-Party Relationshipsp. 166
ImageNow Softwarep. 166
LaserView Express Softwarep. 167
Epic/Workflow Softwarep. 168
PixTex Product Familyp. 168
Conclusionp. 168
FileNet Document Imaging Systemp. 171
Introductionp. 171
System Overviewsp. 171
WorkFlo Business Systemp. 171
FolderViewp. 173
Image System Componentsp. 174
WorkShop Development Environmentp. 176
Forms Developmentp. 176
Forms Buildp. 176
Script Developmentp. 183
Dynamic Data Exchangep. 184
Support Servicesp. 187
Conclusionp. 188
Wide-Area Networking
Considerations for Imaging Over WANsp. 191
Introductionp. 191
Transmission Facilitiesp. 192
Dial-Up and Analog Leased Linesp. 192
Packet-Switched Servicesp. 192
Digital Data Servicesp. 193
Fractional T1p. 193
Integrated Services Digital Networkp. 194
Dedicated T1 Linesp. 194
Frame Relayp. 194
T3p. 195
Fractional T3p. 196
Switched Multimegabit Data Servicesp. 196
Broadband ISDNp. 197
LAN Interconnection Devicesp. 198
Bridging Methodsp. 198
Routersp. 201
Bandwidth on Demandp. 202
Inverse Multiplexingp. 203
LAN Interconnectionp. 204
Conclusionp. 205
Related Integration Areas
Videoconferencing and Image Transferp. 209
Introductionp. 209
Applicationsp. 211
Image Transfer Capabilitiesp. 212
Wide-Area Video Transmissionp. 215
Very Small Aperture Terminalsp. 215
Microwavep. 217
Fiber Opticsp. 217
Integrated Services Digital Networkp. 219
Local-Access Channelsp. 220
Conclusionp. 223
Multimedia Imagingp. 225
Introductionp. 225
Workstation Requirementsp. 226
Compression Methodsp. 229
Joint Photographic Experts Groupp. 229
Motion Picture Experts Groupp. 230
Px64p. 230
Digital Video Interactivep. 230
Fractal Compressionp. 232
Real-World Business Applicationsp. 232
Multimedia Kiosksp. 232
Other Uses for Kiosksp. 233
Kiosks Yesterday and Todayp. 234
Applications Developmentp. 234
Network Integrationp. 235
Multimedia with E-Mailp. 237
Multimedia and Hypertextp. 237
Multimedia Authoring Toolsp. 237
Multimedia Standardsp. 238
Conclusionp. 240
Planning and Services
Planning and Implementation Issuesp. 243
Introductionp. 243
Organizational Issuesp. 244
Planning Considerationsp. 245
Indexing Versus Workflowp. 245
Understanding Processing Requirementsp. 245
Levels of Implementationp. 247
Role of Operating Systemp. 249
Topology Considerationsp. 249
Impact on Existing Networksp. 250
Applications Integrationp. 253
Support Issuesp. 254
System Reliabilityp. 254
Systems Integrationp. 255
Trainingp. 256
Conclusionp. 256
Professional Services for Imaging Implementationp. 259
Introductionp. 259
Productivity Issuesp. 260
Professional Services Overviewp. 262
Predecision Servicesp. 264
Preinstallation Servicesp. 265
Installation and Implementation Servicesp. 266
Postinstallation Servicesp. 267
Life Cycle Servicesp. 267
Value-Added Systems Integrationp. 267
Teaming Arrangementsp. 268
Other Vendor Servicesp. 269
Wang Laboratoriesp. 269
IBMp. 270
DECp. 271
Vendor-Provided Service: Pro and Conp. 271
Conclusionp. 272
Specialized Imaging Systemsp. 275
About the Authorp. 279
Glossaryp. 281
Bibliographyp. 291
Indexp. 293
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ISBN: 9780890066614
ISBN-10: 0890066612
Series: Telecommunications Library
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 19th February 1993
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.65