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pen computer
Last modified: Monday, November 11, 2002 

A computer that utilizes an electronic pen (called a stylus) rather than a keyboard for input. Pen computers generally require special operating systems that support handwriting recognition so that users can write on the screen or on a tablet instead of typing on a keyboard. Most pen computers are hand-held devices, which are too small for a full-size keyboard.

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Pen and Mobile Computing page 
The Pen and Mobile Computing page offers a number of links to Web journals, hardware, software platforms and interfacing, as well as commercial handwriting recognition systems and data standards.

Pen computing resources
Offers descriptions and links to application software and technology demos as well as links for general, academic/research, products and companies, newsgroups, and mailing lists for pen computing.

Pen-based User Interfacing (PUI) papers
Provides links to various SIG'95 papers on Pen-based User Interfacing.

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