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VTS/FOC/CSS main functions

VTS/FOC/CSS main functions

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The main operational functionalities for a VTS/CSS/FOC system are considered: sensors and communications interfaces; traffic picture handling; navigational control and traffic management; decision aids; presentation management; database management; recording and playback; simulation and training management; security management; and system management.

Chapter Contents:

  • B.1 Sensors and communications interfaces
  • B.2 Traffic picture handling
  • B.3 Navigational control and traffic management
  • B.4 Decision aids
  • B.5 Presentation management
  • B.6 Database management
  • B.7 Recording and playback
  • B.8 Simulation and training management
  • B.9 Security management
  • B.10 System management

Inspec keywords: surveillance; computer simulation; security of data; database management systems; computer based training; marine navigation; traffic engineering computing; computerised navigation

Other keywords: coastal surveillance systems; playback; traffic management; system management; recording; decision aids; presentation management; security management; simulation management; training management; navigational control; VTS/CSS/FOC system; database management; vessel traffic service; traffic picture handling; sensors; communications interfaces

Subjects: Radionavigation and direction finding; Marine system control; Computer-aided instruction; Database management systems (DBMS); Traffic engineering computing; Computing security management; Education and training

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