[Blindmath] Math editing and conversion

Susan Jolly easjolly at ix.netcom.com
Mon Feb 2 16:35:57 CST 2009


Automating the interpretation of a mixture of contracted braille text and
Nemeth math is very difficult as the context clues, while generally obvious
to a human reader, can be quite subtle. I've spent several years off and on
working on free software to do this and hope one day to finish!  

Meanwhile, a currently available solution if you are using a BrailleNote is
to tag the math as computer braille by hand, automatically backtranslate the
text with the built-in backtranslator, and then use the Nemetex software to
automatically convert the embedded math to LaTeX.
http://www.accessisoft.com/nemetex.htm
You can evaluate Nemetex for free for 30 days.







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