An Integrated System for Printing and Publishing Applications

  • S. Cavaliere
  • M. Fantini
  • A. Turtur
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This paper describes the architecture of a system, providing an integrated approach to the printing process, starting from the input of the basic components (images, texts, and graphics) up to the definition and modification of page layout and finally to driving high resolution output devices. The system allows an interactive management of the documents to be printed as well as of their elementary components, i.e. the pages, and at a lower level, the boxes, containing texts, images and graphics. The main peculiarities of the system architecture are interactivity, modularity and non-procedurality discussed in more details and some of its functions are illustrated by means of some system outputs.


Communication Module Image Processing System Image Editor Page Layout Printing Plate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Cavaliere
    • 1
  • M. Fantini
    • 1
  • A. Turtur
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM ItalyRome Scientific CentreRomeItaly

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