HTR (Handwritten Text Recognition)
In handwriting recognition (HWR) the device interprets the user’s handwritten characters or words into a format that the computer understands (e.g., Unicode text). The input device typically comprises a stylus and a touch-sensitive screen. There are many levels of HWR, starting from the recognition of simplified individual characters to the recognition of whole words and sentences of cursive handwriting (Chap. 6).
(Silfverberg 2007, 18)