Knuth-Plass Revisited: Flexible Line-Breaking for Automatic Document Layout

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There is an inherent flexibility in typesetting a block of text. Traditionally, line breaks would be manually chosen at strategic points in such a way as to minimize the amount of whitespace in each line. Hyphenation would only be used as a last resort. Knuth and Plass automated this optimization procedure, which has been used in various typesetting systems… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2682571.2797091

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