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July 20th, 2012, 11:18 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2012 Posts: 3 Thanks: 0  Would Anyone appreciate handwriting recognition for Maths?
Hi, My name is Mandy and I am very new to this forum. I am a university student who is debating whether a freely available handwriting recognition technology for mathematics expression can make life a lot easier for those who want to communicate mathematics online. I have prepared a survey and wondered if it would be objectionable to post the link up here to ask for your opinions. The survey is fairly short and basically only asks for information such as do you use MS Word Maths editor, Latex etc. It should take only a few minutes. I would be really grateful for the help, Mandy 
July 20th, 2012, 11:27 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 937 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Would Anyone appreciate handwriting recognition for Math
Sure, post away.

July 20th, 2012, 11:28 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,155 Thanks: 466 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Would Anyone appreciate handwriting recognition for Math
Hello, Mandy! I don't see that such a survey would be objectionable. I do really appreciate you asking first. So, go ahead and post a link to your survey. 
July 21st, 2012, 08:19 AM  #4 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2012 Posts: 3 Thanks: 0  Re: Would Anyone appreciate handwriting recognition for Math Here's the link: https://www.isurvey.soton.ac.uk/5561 
November 4th, 2012, 03:05 PM  #5 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2012 Posts: 3 Thanks: 0  Re: Would Anyone appreciate handwriting recognition for Math
just a polite note to say thank you to everyone who has participated in the survey. I have now been given the go ahead to look into developing something that would make it easier to communicate mathematics online. thank you all.

November 4th, 2012, 07:59 PM  #6 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 937 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Would Anyone appreciate handwriting recognition for Math
Fantastic! Keep us in the loop as development continues. Maybe we can even help beta test?


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