Summary: AAAI Spring Symposium on Smart Graphics, Stanford, California, March 2000, pages 140--147.
A Synthesis of Recognition and Morphing
California Institute of Technology
University of Otago
We present a new approach to managing the appear
ance of handwritten symbolic information for pen
based systems in which text is recognized and gradu
ally transformed into clean typography. The approach
is best suited to penbased symbolic input and ma
nipulation in which the user interacts directly with
the display. Once a collection of userdrawn strokes
has been recognized as comprising a specific symbol,
the strokes begin a gradual metamorphosis into the
corresponding raster image from an appropriate font.
The transformation retains legibility at all intermedi