Elaboration of a virtual keyboard for the Tatar language users based on Android mobile operating system


This paper presents the elaboration of a virtual keyboard for the Tatar language based on the Android mobile operating system. The authors analyze the features that influenced the process of elaboration. They describe the main components of the keyboard, their functions and the process of elaborating a predictive text input system. This work is positioned as an example of preservation and development of the Tatar language in the social-humanitarian sphere by means of modern ICT.

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Tatar language, localization, Android, keyboard, predictive dictionary, mobile communication.

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