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Chapter 11 1 LEARNING TO FIND CONTEXT
 

Summary: Chapter 11 1
LEARNING TO FIND CONTEXT
BASED SPELLING ERRORS
Hisham Al-Mubaid
, Klaus Truemper
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Department of Computer Science
email: hisham@cl.uh.edu
Department of Computer Science
University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX 75083-0688, U.S.A.
Email: truemper@utdallas.edu
Abstract A context-based spelling error is a spelling or typing error that turns
an intended word into another word of the language. For example,
the intended word "sight" might become the word "site." A spell
checker cannot identify such an error. In the English language--
the case of interest here--a syntax checker may also fail to catch
such an error since, among other reasons, the parts-of-speech of an
erroneous word may permit an acceptable parsing. This chapter
presents an effective method called Ltest for identifying the major-

  

Source: Al-Mubaid, Hisham - School of Science and Computer Engineering, University of Houston-Clear Lake

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences