Automatic whiteout++: correcting mini-QWERTY typing errors using keypress timing

@inproceedings{Clawson2008AutomaticWC,
  title={Automatic whiteout++: correcting mini-QWERTY typing errors using keypress timing},
  author={James Clawson and Kent Lyons and Alex Rudnick and Robert A. Iannucci and Thad Starner},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2008}
}
By analyzing features of users' typing, Automatic Whiteout++ detects and corrects up to 32.37% of the errors made by typists while using a mini-QWERTY (RIM Blackberry style) keyboard. The system targets "off-by-one" errors where the user accidentally presses a key adjacent to the one intended. Using a database of typing from longitudinal tests on two different keyboards in a variety of contexts, we show that the system generalizes well across users, model of keyboard, user expertise, and… CONTINUE READING
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