[Corpora-List] Spell checking in other languages

HOANG Cong Duy Vu hcdvu at comp.nus.edu.sg
Tue Apr 12 04:00:32 CEST 2011


You may consider *Hunspell *(http://hunspell.sourceforge.net/). It can work reasonably across various languages.

-- Cheers, Vu

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 11:11 PM, maxwell <maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu> wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Apr 2011 16:15:22 +0200, Martin Reynaert <reynaert at uvt.nl>
> wrote:
> > We have so far heard interesting news about German and English spelling
> > correction benchmarks.
> I work primarily with low density languages. It's not always clear in
> those languages whether there is a "standard" spelling system or not.
> There may be dictionaries, but often the spelling changes when words get
> affixed (as in English try/tries), and dictionaries typically do not cover
> that. And different dictionaries for a single language may disagree.
> Is anyone aware of spelling standards for multiple languages? I'm not so
> much looking for spelling standards for particular languages, like Spanish,
> although in the absence of more general resources links to
> language-particular standards may be of interest too. Rather, I'm looking
> for a website or other resource that provides links to multiple standards.
> The Open Office repository
> (http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Dictionaries) is one such, but
> there may be others.
> Mike Maxwell
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