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Keyboard Interpretation
The keyboard can be interpreted as regional, cartesian or gestural space.
Here's an example of interpreting the keyboard as cartesian space:
column grid layout
It's as if the keys are shifted into rows and columns:
grid layout

---Coordinate Systems---

Floating Coordinate System
Floating Coordinate System

Single Analog Coordinate Systems (centered)
Single Analog (Centered)
and rotated: Single Analog Vertical

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Double Analog Coordinate Systems (centered in 2 regions)
Two Analogs

Possible hand configurations (these could be combined):
twoAnalogs2twoAnalogs1

Other Double Analog Configurations:
Origins on outer lower corner of 2 regions
Two Analogs Lower Outer Corners


Origins on outer middle of 2 regions
Two Analogs Outer Middle

There many of these alternate double analog configurations, such as:
Both on outer upper outer corner of 2 regions
Both on inner middle of 2 regions
etc...

 

Four Analog Coordinate Systems (centered in 4 regions)
Four Analog Coordinate Systems

For simultaneous contact here's a possible hand configuration using both thumbs and both index fingers as input points:
Four Analog Systems HAnd Configuration

 

---Temporalities of Touch---

Basic Temporal Units
            Held Key Press
                        Single Key Press
                        Multiple (other keys) Key Presses
                                    Simultaneous
                                    Non-Simultaneous
            Intermittent Key Press
                        Single Key Presses
                        Multiple (other keys) Key Presses
                                    Simultaneous
                                    Non-Simultaneous Presses
            Stroke
                        Single "Finger" (or traceable path; for example, two or more parallel strokes consolidated                         into one stroke)
                        Multiple Fingers
                                    Simultaneous Stokes
                                    Non-Simultaneous Strokes
           Coverage Change
                        Increase in Coverage (more keys become pressed)
                        Decrease in Coverage (less keys become pressed)

Basic Temporal Unit Combinations (many require two hands and several require moderate ambidexterous coordination)
           
Single Held Key Press + Single Held Key Press
                  Single Held Key Press + Single Intermittent Key Press
                  Single Held Key Press + Multiple Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses
                  Single Held Key Press + Multiple Non-Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses
                  Single Held Key Press + Single Stroke
                  Single Held Key Press + Multiple Simultaneous Strokes
                  Single Held Key Press + Multiple Non-Simultaneous Strokes
                  Single Held Key Press + Increase in Coverage
                  Single Held Key Press + Decrease in Coverage

                  Multiple Held Key Presses + Single Intermittent Key Press
                  Multiple Held Key Presses + Multiple Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses
                  Multiple Held Key Presses + Multiple Non-Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses
                  Multiple Held Key Presses + Single Stroke
                  Multiple Held Key Presses + Multiple Simultaneous Strokes
                  Multiple Held Key Presses + Multiple Non-Simultaneous Strokes
                  Multiple Held Key Presses + Increase in Coverage
                  Multiple Held Key Presses + Decrease in Coverage

                  Single Intermittent Key Press + Single Stroke
                  Single Intermittent Key Press + Multiple Simultaneous Strokes
                  Single Intermittent Key Press + Multiple Non-Simultaneous Strokes
                  Single Intermittent Key Press + Multiple Non-Simultaneous Strokes
                  Single Intermittent Key Press + Increase in Coverage
                  Single Intermittent Key Press + Decrease in Coverage

                  Multiple Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Single Stroke
                  Multiple Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Multiple Simultaneous Strokes
                  Multiple Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Multiple Non-Simultaneous Strokes
                  Multiple Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Increase in Coverage
                  Multiple Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Decrease in Coverage

                  Multiple Non-Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Single Stroke
                  Multiple Non-Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Multiple Simultaneous Strokes
                  Multiple Non-Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Multiple Non-Simultaneous Strokes
                  Multiple Non-Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Increase in Coverage
                  Multiple Non-Simultaneous Intermittent Key Presses + Decrease in Coverage

                  Single Stroke + Increase in Coverage
                  Single Stroke + Decrease in Coverage

                  Multiple Simultaneous Strokes + Increase in Coverage
                  Multiple Simultaneous Strokes + Decrease in Coverage

                  Multiple Non-Simultaneous Strokes + Increase in Coverage
                  Multiple Non-Simultaneous Strokes + Decrease in Coverage

 

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