Typing Race Games as a Method to Create Spelling Error Corpora

@inproceedings{Rodrigues2012TypingRG,
  title={Typing Race Games as a Method to Create Spelling Error Corpora},
  author={Paul Rodrigues and C. Anton Rytting},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2012}
}
This paper presents a method to elicit spelling error corpora using an online typing race game. After being tested for their native language, English-native participants were instructed to retype stimuli as quickly and as accurately as they could. The participants were informed that the system was keeping a score based on accuracy and speed, and that a high score would result in a position on a public scoreboard. Words were presented on the screen one at a time from a queue, and the queue was… CONTINUE READING

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