This title is a bit exaggerating since handwriting recognition is an advanced topic in machine learning involving complex techniques and algorithms. In this blog I’ll show you a simple demo illustrating how to recognize a single number (0 ~ 9) using R. The overall process is that, you draw a number in a graphics device in R using your mouse, and then the program will “guess” what you have input. It is just for FUN.

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Yixuan Qiu

Statistics, Data, and Programming

Associate Professor