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Line smoothing QWERsive input can further improve this unique, advantageous, new form of data entry.
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Line smoothing for correcting QWERsive input in high motion environment
QWERsive is a patent pending technology from IBM that combines the concepts of
cursive handwriting and QWERTY keyboards. A stylus is used to draw connecting lines
between the geographic locations of characters on a keyboard, thereby offering
significant advantages for data input in handheld computers.
QWERsive, as defined in the pending patent applications, depends heavily upon the
user's ability to draw nearly perfectly straight lines. However, this is not always possible.
Some people with disabilities or ailments, such as Parkinson's disease, may not be able
to accurately draw straight lines. The same may be true for other people in restrictive
environments, such as scuba divers, astronauts, pilots, or simply anyone riding in a
What is needed, then, is a method to provide some error correction and line smoothing
to improve input in such situations.
QWERsive relies heavily upon stroke order and major direction change. A QWERsive
gesture generates a basic shape, to which one then applies line smoothing techniques.
After remapping the gesture, the algorithm tries to make a high correlation match to
some known basic gestures. These might be frequently used gestures or recently used
gestures, etc. Additionally, known spell and/or grammar check techniques might be
used to further discern the intended word.
Thus, using such techniques improves the accuracy of QWERsive input, further