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An introduction to keyboard layout design theory: What goes where? Martin Hosken, 2003-02-17
Designing a keyboard layout is relatively easy: you just allocate codepoints to keystrokes. The difficulty comes when trying to decide what codepoints to assign to what keystrokes. Do you design based around the characters on the keytops of a user's keyboard or the relative position of the keys? What do you do if you want to be able to type more characters than there are keys in your keyboard?

Presentations and working papers in the area of input Lorna A. Priest, 2004-09-29
This page contains various papers on input related issues which have been presented at conferences.


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