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unistroke text input
pen-based input of alphanumeric characters based on an alphabet of gestures that can all be written with a single pen stroke. For instance, uppercase H usually requires at least 3 strokes (two vertical bars and a crossbar), while lowercase h can be easily written with 1 continuous stroke. A unistroke alphabet simplifies the automatic recognition of letters and can speed up writing (with practice).