THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN MERCHANT SHIPS

Professor P. Hugon

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Abstract: THIS PAPER GIVES an account of a study carried out by the Insitut Francais de Navigation for the Administration de la Marine Marchande. The object of the study was to investigate the possibilities of introducing automation into the navigation of merchant ships. In addition to examining projects already underway in France and other countries, the Institut Francais de Navigation sought the cooperation of numerous companies working in the electronics and computer fields and notable the Comagnie Eurpeenne d’Automatisme Electonique (C.A.E.) and Compagnie Generale de T.S.F. (C.S.F).
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 13, Number 4
Pages: 302 - 310
Cite this article: Hugon, Professor P., "THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN MERCHANT SHIPS", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 13, No. 4, Winter 1966-1967, pp. 302-310.
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