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Introduction

Much of the value of the Tina system comes from the ability to reuse existing data display and manipulation routines that are already supported by the software infrastructure. The user programmers can thus spend most of their time developing algorithms rather than having to develop windows interfaces. Several globally accessable data structures exist in Tina which can be manipulated by the infrastructure sub-tools.

A substantial part of algorithmic development and evaluation involves the generation of data distributions. To faclilitate this process under Tina there are two levels of graph and histogramming analysis support. The first is a graphics independant library of histogram manipulation routines which can be used to provide file based output on platforms without graphical user interfaces. These can be used to generate ASCI data or text files of the histogram data and derived quantities. The other is a set of graphical plot and histogram display facilities.


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