Reconstructing Characters, Words and Sentences: A Control-theoretic Approach

H. Fujioka, H. Kano, and H. Shinoda (Japan)

Keywords

characters, words, Bspline functions, smoothing oper ation, controltheoretic approach

Abstract

In this paper, a problem of generating and manipulat ing characters, words and sentences is studied. First, we show a method for generating characters by a model with virtual writing device and virtual writing plane. Such characters are then connected in a systematic way to yield word and sentences. Employing control theoretic approach, we develop a scheme for transform ing the typeface of characters or words to the omitted running styles as seen in Japanese calligraphy. A de sign example is also included.

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