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A method and system of identifying text in a handwriting input is provided. The system includes a feature extractor (30) and a classifier (32). The feature extractor (30) extracts a plurality of features from handwriting input. The classifier (32) classifies the handwriting input according to a discriminant function that is based on a polynomial expansion. The text is identified according to the discriminant function output.