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Creating and Weighting Hunspell Dictionaries as Finite-State Automata
Tommi Pirinen, Krister Lindén (Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki, Finland)

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Source: Investigationes Linguisticae, Volume XXI, 2010, pp. 1-16
Category: Full Papers

Language: en

English Abstract:

There are numerous formats for writing spell-checkers for open-source systems and there are many lexical descriptions for natural languages written in these formats. In this paper, we demonstrate a method for converting Hunspell and related spell-checking lexicons into finite-state automata. We also present a simple way to apply unigram corpus training in order to improve the spell-checking suggestion mechanism using weighted finite-state technology. The performance ofthe finite-state based spell-checking system compared with the hunspell approach seems to be an order of magnitude faster. What we propose is a generic and efficient language-independent framework of weighted finite-state automata for spell-checking in typical open-source software, e.g. Mozilla Firefox, OpenOffice and the Gnome desktop.

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@article{ pirinen_inve21,
 author="Tommi Pirinen and Krister Lind√©n",
 title= "Creating and Weighting Hunspell Dictionaries as Finite-State Automata",
 journal="Investigationes Linguisticae",
 volume="21",
 pages="1--16",
 year="2010",
 url="http://inveling.amu.edu.pl./index.php?direct=224" }
     
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