Developing Efficient Text Entry Methods for the Sinhalese Language
CHI '13: Extended Abstracts of the ACM International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (workshop), 2013.
Western languages and alphabets dominate the text entry field. This position paper outlines the background, related work and the challenges of implementing an efficient text entry method for the Sinhalese language. Sinhalese falls into the Indo-Aryan family of languages, along with Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit and other languages.