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A double metaphone encoding for Bangla and its application in spelling checker

Show simple item record Naushad UzZaman Khan, Mumit 2010-10-04T05:29:20Z 2010-10-04T05:29:20Z 2005 2005
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 6).
dc.description.abstract We present a Double Metaphone encoding for Bangla that can be used by spelling checkers to improve the quality of suggestions for misspelled words. The complex rules of Bangla spelling present a significant challenge in producing suggestions for a misspelled word when employing the traditional edit-distance methods; one must take phonetic similarity into account for the suggested alternatives to be reasonably accurate. We propose a Double Metaphone encoding for Bangla, taking into account the various context-sensitive rules, including those involving the large repertoire of consonant clusters in Bangla, and present a comparison with the traditional edit-distance based methods in producing suggestions for misspelled words. en_US
dc.format.extent 6 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.subject Bangla en_US
dc.subject Bengali en_US
dc.subject Phonetic encoding en_US
dc.subject Double metaphone en_US
dc.subject Spelling suggesion en_US
dc.subject Spelling checker en_US
dc.title A double metaphone encoding for Bangla and its application in spelling checker en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.contributor.department Center for Research on Bangla Language Processing (CRBLP), BRAC University

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