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Users Manual for Version 2.1.5 of the NIST DMIS Test Suite (for DMIS 5.1)



Thomas R. Kramer, John A. Horst


The NIST DMIS Test Suite, version 2.1.5, is described. The test suite is intended to serve two purposes, 1) to help users and vendors use version 5.1 of DMIS (the Dimensional Measuring Interface Standard) and 2) to provide utilities and test files for conducting conformance tests on DMIS input files, computer systems that generate DMIS input files, and computer systems that execute DMIS input files. The NIST DMIS Test Suite is intended to form the basis for DMIS certification of marketed software products. The DMIS certification effort is further intended to enable more numerous and more compliant DMIS implementations.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7603
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DMIS, users manual, conformance, test suite, dimensional, metrology, measuring


Kramer, T. and Horst, J. (2009), Users Manual for Version 2.1.5 of the NIST DMIS Test Suite (for DMIS 5.1), NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 27, 2024)


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Created August 19, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017