This book describes the Reactive Keyboard, a device to assist disabled users interaction with computers by predicting the user's next response. This greatly speeds dialogue and aids communication.
This 1992 book discusses a functional architecture for communication aids and the idea of automatically supplying the intrinsic redundancy contained in natural communication. The distinctions between adaptive and non-adaptive models of communication are shown and details are given of working predictive text generation systems, specifically the Reactive Keyboard.
Introduction; Predictive text generation systems; The predict system; The Reactive keyboard; Implementing long-term memory; Summary and predictions.