Improving a Spelling Checker for Afrikaans

@inproceedings{Zaanen2002ImprovingAS,
  title={Improving a Spelling Checker for Afrikaans},
  author={Menno van Zaanen and Gerhard B. Van Huyssteen},
  booktitle={CLIN},
  year={2002}
}
In this paper we describe the development of an improved spelling checker for Afrikaans. We compare two currently available spelling checkers and discuss their shortcomings. The existing applications are restricted in their suggestion capabilities, as well as their precision and recall, mainly because they cannot treat morphologically complex words correctly. Here, we will mainly focus on improvements in precision and recall. The general architecture of the existing spelling checker is… CONTINUE READING

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