Efficient communication by breathing

Tom H. Shorrock, David J.C. MacKay, and Chris J. Ball

The arithmetic-coding-based communication system, Dasher, can be driven by a one-dimensional continuous signal. A belt-mounted breath-mouse, delivering a signal related to lung volume, enables a user to communicate by breath alone. With practice, an expert user can write English at 15 words per minute.

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Published in The Sheffield Machine Learning Workshop, LNCS 3635 (c) Springer Verlag

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