Charactles: more than characters

  title={Charactles: more than characters},
  author={Blanca Mancilla and John Plaice},
  booktitle={ACM Symposium on Document Engineering},
In this paper, we propose a general notion of character which encompasses two concepts: points within a character set, such as Unicode, as well as arbitrary tuples defining structured objects. We call these general characters "charactles". Using this model, text can be defined to be a linear sequence of charactles, not requiring the use of hierarchical… CONTINUE READING