Post-Editing Through Approximation and Global Correction

  title={Post-Editing Through Approximation and Global Correction},
  author={Kazem Taghva and Julie Borsack and Bryan Bullard and Allen Condit},
This paper describes a new automatic spelling correction program to deal with OCR generated errors. The method used here is based on three principles: 1. Approximate string matching between the misspellings and the terms occuring in the database as opposed to the entire dictionary 2. Local information obtained from the individual documents 3. The use of a confusion matrix, which contains information inherently specific to the nature of errors caused by the particular OCR device This system is… CONTINUE READING


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