About the Inputlog copy task
It is shown that typing skills are a factor affecting online text production when generating digital texts.
The Inputlog copy task is designed to create a set of measures that allows a fine-grained analysis of low-level typing and motor skills. The task is currently developed for twelve languages.
The copy task can be accessed via the Inputlog Recording interface, or directly via the web.
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Publications about the copy task
For more information on the Inputlog copy task, we are happy to refer you to the following publications:
- Van Waes, L., Leijten, M., Pauwaert, T., & Van Horenbeeck, E. (2019). A multilingual copy task: Measuring typing and motor skills in writing with Inputlog. Journal of Open Research Software, 7(1:30), 1-8.
https://doi.org/10.5334/jors.234 (open access)
- Van Waes, L., Leijten, M., Roeser, J., Olive, T., & Grabowski, J. (2021). Designing a Copy Task to Measure and Assess Typing Skills in Writing Research. Journal of Writing research, 13(1), 107-153
https://doi.org/10.17239/jowr-2021.13.01.04 (open access)
- Van Waes, L, Leijten, M, Mariën, P., & Engelborghs, S. (2017). Typing competencies in Alzheimer’s disease: An exploration of copy tasks. Computers in Human Behavior, 73, 311– 319.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.03.050 (open access)
Source code and technical documentation
If you publish or present a paper in which Inputlog has been used, please refer to the following article:
Leijten, M., & Van Waes, L. (2013). Keystroke Logging in Writing Research: Using Inputlog to Analyze Writing Processes. Written Communication 30(3), 358-392