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Research Article

Recognition of Handwriting from Electromyography

  • Michael Linderman mail,

    mlinderman at acm.org

    Affiliation: Norconnect Inc., Canton, New York, United States of America

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  • Mikhail A. Lebedev,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurobiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Joseph S. Erlichman

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: August 26, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006791

About the Authors

Michael Linderman
Norconnect Inc., Canton, New York, United States of America
Mikhail A. Lebedev
Department of Neurobiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
Joseph S. Erlichman
Department of Biology, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mlinderman at acm.org

Competing Interests

Michael Linderman is paid employee and the owner of Norconnect Inc. Michael Linderman is going to develop products from this and future research. He is the author of two pending patents with US Patent Office. Recordation of handwriting and hand movement using electromyography 11640954. Handwriting EMG for Medical Diagnosis 61108603. Michael Linderman has 42% stock ownership in Norconnect Inc. He is also the board chairman at Norconnect Inc. This research was supported by the research grant #0711799 to Norconnect from National Science Foundation. Norconnect also won the second award from National Science Foundation to continue this research.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ML MAL JSE. Performed the experiments: ML JSE. Analyzed the data: ML MAL. Wrote the paper: ML MAL JSE.