Paper: Context-Based Spelling Correction For Japanese OCR

ACL ID C96-2136
Title Context-Based Spelling Correction For Japanese OCR
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1996
Authors
  • Masaaki Nagata (NTT Information and Communication Systems Laboratories, Yokosuka Japan)

We present a novel spelling correction method ['or those languages that have no delimiter between words, such ~rs,lap;mese, (.',hinese,,~nd ThM. It con- sists of an al)proximate word match- ing method and an N-best word seg mental|on Mgorithm using a statistical la.nguage model. For OCR errors, the proposed word-based correction method outperf.ornrs the conventional charactm'- b`ased correction method.