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Issue No.01 - January/February (2007 vol.27)
pp: 38-48
Joseph J. LaViola Jr. , Brown University
MathPad2 is a Tablet PC-based application that lets users create and explore mathematical sketches, graph functions, evaluate expressions, and solve equations through an easy-to-use interface. The author describes the work done with MathPad2 thus far and presents recent advances toward realizing mathematical sketching's full potential to aid in mathematical problem solving and visualization.
mathematical sketching, gestural interfaces, associations, drawing rectification, open-form solutions
Joseph J. LaViola Jr., "Advances in Mathematical Sketching: Moving Toward the Paradigm's Full Potential", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.27, no. 1, pp. 38-48, January/February 2007, doi:10.1109/MCG.2007.2
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