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Hangul Font Editor based on Multiple Master Glyph Algorithm
Lim, Soon-Bum; Kim, Hyun-Young; Chung, Hwaju; Park, Ki-Deok; Choi, Kyong-Sun;
Thousands of glyphs are necessary for Hangul font generation. It is mandatory to generate the required glyphs before producing Hangul font. This paper, entitled "Multiple Master Glyph Algorithm", presents an process that generates a target number of glyphs automatically from a very small number of glyphs by using a combination rule setting and a glyph interpolation method. A font editor, which is able to generate Hangul glyphs or fonts, is developed based on this algorithm. The editor generates a target number of fundamental glyphs automatically by using a combination rule setting and four master glyphs, which can be set up by a user. The automatically generated glyphs can be used to generate a target font by combining KSX1001 standard Hangul 2350 characters or Unicode standard Hangul 11172 characters automatically. The efficiency of the proposed Hangul editor is analyzed quantitatively in this paper through application to several commercial typefaces.
Hangul Font;Glyph(Jamo);Interpolation;Master Glyph;Multiple Master Glyph;
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