Katakana EdgeWrite: An EdgeWrite Version for Japanese Text Entry

Kentaro GO  Yuichiro KINOSHITA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E97-D   No.8   pp.2053-2054
Publication Date: 2014/08/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E97.D.2053
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Cyberworlds)
Category: Interaction
Keyword: 
text entry,  text input,  EdgeWrite,  Japanese,  Katakana,  assistive technology,  mobile interaction,  

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Summary: 
This paper presents our project of designing EdgeWrite text entry methods for Japanese language. We are developing a version of EdgeWrite text entry method for Japanese language: Katakana EdgeWrite. Katakana EdgeWrite specifies the line stroke directions and writing order of the Japanese Katakana character. The ideal corner sequence pattern of EdgeWrite for each Katakana character is designed based on its line stroke directions and writing order.