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Turkish spelling error detection and correction by using word n-grams

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2 Author(s)
DalkiliƧ, G. ; Comput. Eng. Dept., Dokuz Eylul Univ., Izmir, Turkey ; Cebi, Y.

N-grams can be used for spelling check and correction processes. The first step to use n-grams is to find the language specific n-grams by using a corpus. But a corpus cannot be big enough to contain all the possible word n-grams. Back-off smoothing technique is one of the techniques to estimate the frequency of the unknown n-grams in a corpus. By using Back-off technique and the Minimum Edit Distance (MED) algorithm, a program was developed to check spelling errors and suggest corrections in a sentence typed in Turkish. The results were compared with the results of Microsoft Word 2003 proofing tools, and found to be much better.

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Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in System Analysis, Decision and Control, 2009. ICSCCW 2009. Fifth International Conference on

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2-4 Sept. 2009