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Publication numberUST988004 I4
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 06/016,463
Publication dateNov 6, 1979
Filing dateMar 1, 1979
Priority dateMar 1, 1979
Publication number016463, 06016463, US T988004 I4, US T988004I4, US-I4-T988004, UST988004 I4, UST988004I4
InventorsRonald G. Nations
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Method of analyzing data
US T988004 I4
Abstract
Disclosed is a method for obtaining useful information from a collection of data in which a measured quantity is related to a physical property comprising the steps of
(a) measuring a physical property such as size of a multiplicity of objects,
(b) classifying the measurements into ranges according to relative value,
(c) counting the number of units within each classification range,
(d) plotting the data according to count of each classification,
(e) forming a line representing the plotted data, and
(f) measuring the slope and intersect of a selected segment of the line to obtain useful information concerning the relationship between the measured quantity and physical property.
The method is useful for obtaining size and count of gel particles in a cellulose ester spinning solution and is carried out with a schlieren optical system, television camera, and digital computer.
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Classifications
U.S. Classification702/180
International ClassificationG06T7/60, G01N15/14
Cooperative ClassificationG01N15/1463, G01N2015/1493, G06T7/60, G01N2015/1486
European ClassificationG06T7/60, G01N15/14G3