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    Fifty years of spellchecking

    Mitton, Roger (2010) Fifty years of spellchecking. Writing Systems Research 2 (1), pp. 1-7. ISSN 1758-6801.

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    Abstract

    A short history of spellchecking from the late 1950s to the present day, describing its development through dictionary lookup, affix stripping, correction, confusion sets, and edit distance to the use of gigantic databases.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2010 09:06
    Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:33
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/1211

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