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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 Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2010 09:06
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:29
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/1211

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