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The NIST DMIS Interpreter: Version 2



Thomas Kramer, Frederick M. Proctor, William G. Rippey, Harry A. Scott


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) DMIS interpreter is a software system that reads control code programs in the DMIS language (described below in Section 1.2), produces calls to a set of canonical commands for coordinate measuring machines, digests the results of taking measurements, and produces a file describing measured features and tolerances. The canonical command calls made by the interpreter can be used to drive a coordinate measuring machine. This report describes Version 2 of the DMIS interpreter (in this report ¿the interpreter¿).
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6252
Report Number


Miscellaneous, Standards, Metrology, Control, control, DMIS, enhanced machine controller, feature, manufacturing, NGIS


Kramer, T. , Proctor, F. , Rippey, W. and Scott, H. (1998), The NIST DMIS Interpreter: Version 2, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 18, 2024)


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Created September 30, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021