Four types of context for automatic spelling correction

  title={Four types of context for automatic spelling correction},
  author={Michael Flor},
This paper presents an investigation on using four types of contextual information for improving the accuracy of automatic correction of single-token non-word misspellings. The task is framed as contextually-informed re-ranking of correction candidates. Immediate local context is captured by word n-grams statistics from a Web-scale language model. The second approach measures how well a candidate correction fits in the semantic fabric of the local lexical neighborhood, using a very large… CONTINUE READING


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