A Mathematical Model for Computer-Assisted Document Creation
This model describes the preparation of a typed document on a terminal, where text segments are either retrieved from a file or typed directly, such as to minimize elapsed time. The model is formulated as a dynamic programming problem whose asymptotic solution provides a mathematical expression for the cost per unit length of a document in terms of the systems parameters.
KeywordsProcessing Time Search Time Text Segment Average Processing Time Threshold Length
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