WNSpell: a WordNet-Based Spell Corrector

Bill Huang
2016 Global WordNet Conference  
This paper presents a standalone spell corrector, WNSpell, based on and written for WordNet. It is aimed at generating the best possible suggestion for a mistyped query but can also serve as an all-purpose spell corrector. The spell corrector consists of a standard initial correction system, which evaluates word entries using a multifaceted approach to achieve the best results, and a semantic recognition system, wherein given a related word input, the system will adjust the spelling suggestions
more » ... accordingly. Both feature significant performance improvements over current context-free spell correctors.
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