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Author Huber, W.B. ♦ Sung-Hyuk Cha ♦ Tappert, C.C. ♦ Hanson, V.L.
Sponsorship Hitachi, Japan ♦ IBM, USA ♦ Fujitsu Lab., Japan ♦ NEC, Japan ♦ Toshiba, Japan ♦ Microsoft, USA ♦ Int. Assoc. for Pattern Recognition
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2004
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Keyboards ♦ Speech recognition ♦ Handwriting recognition ♦ Prototypes ♦ Character recognition ♦ Handheld computers ♦ Personal digital assistants ♦ Humans ♦ Internet ♦ Computer science ♦ online character recognition ♦ pen computing ♦ chatroom abbreviations
Abstract This paper describes an efficient system for entering data into a pen-enabled computer, particularly handheld devices. While keyboard input typically is faster than handwriting input, this is not true for the small PDA interfaces. For this reason, we designed and developed a prototype that uses chatroom abbreviations and shorthand symbols to increase the speed of data entry for these devices. This system was also developed as a prototype system that would enable persons with speech impairments to rapidly convert hand-drawn symbols on a pen-enabled device into speech output. We created a library of chatroom abbreviations and shorthand symbols, and developed a k-nn classification system to recognize the symbols. Experimental results show the effectiveness of the system in terms of speed and accuracy.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pace Univ., Pleasantville, NY, USA (Huber, W.B.; Sung-Hyuk Cha; Tappert, C.C.)
ISBN 0769521878
ISSN 15505235
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-10-26
Publisher Place Japan
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 196.31 kB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 575
Ending Page 579


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library