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QuickSuggest: character prediction on web appliances

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QuickSuggest: character prediction on web appliances
As traditional media and information devices integrate with the web, they must suddenly support a vastly larger database of relevant items. Many devices use remote controls with onscreen keyboards which are not well suited for text entry but are difficult to displace. We introduce a text entry method which significantly improves text entry speed for on-screen keyboards using the same simple Up/Down/Left/Right/Enter interface common to remote controls and gaming devices used to enter text. The paper describes QuickSuggest's novel adaptive user interface, demonstrates quantitative improvements from simulation results on millions of user queries and shows ease of use and efficiency with no learning curve in user experiments. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.5.2 [Information Systems]: Information Interfaces and Presentation; H.3.3 [Information Systems]: Information Search and Retrieval; H.3.4 [Information Systems]: Systems and Software--Performance evaluation (efficiency and effe...
Ullas Gargi, Rich Gossweiler
Added 06 Dec 2010
Updated 06 Dec 2010
Type Conference
Year 2010
Where WWW
Authors Ullas Gargi, Rich Gossweiler
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