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      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • British English
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      • England
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    #1

    On Spelling Correction and the Collective Knowledge of Web Users

    I noticed the following on the SearchEngineWatch blog which our more technical readers might be interested in.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Price
    I just came across a paper that might be of worth a read by the techies out there who have interest in spelling correction systems.


    Spelling correction as an iterative process that exploits the collective knowledge of web users


    It was written by Silviu-Petru Cucerzan and Eric Brill, both are part of Microsoft's Text Mining Search and Navigation Research team.

    • Member Info
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      • English Teacher
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    #2

    Re: On Spelling Correction and the Collective Knowledge of Web Users

    The basic idea was interesting, though I got lost when the maths came in. Google's suggest page, which is already in beta version would clear up the Britny Spears problem in an instant.

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    #3

    Red face Help me, Please!

    Hello every body in our forums.

    I am a new member, I like English very much but my English is quite bad. May be, I will go to American next year to complete my scouse . Now, my score TOEFL is very bad. What do I do?

    • Member Info
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    #4

    Re: Help me, Please!

    What's your score and how much do you need to raise it by? What will you be doing in the States if you go?

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