The Design of a Proofreading Software Service
I spent Sunday at the Computational Linguistics and Writing Workshop on Writing Processes and Authoring Aids held at NAACL-HLT 2010. There I presented After the Deadline. After the Deadline is an open source proofreading software service. If you’re curious about how contextual grammar and spell checkers work, then you’ll want to read on. Here are the materials:
If you want more depth, I write about AtD quite often. Here are a few related blog posts that may interest you:
- AtD Source Code and Bootstrap Data – the server side heart of AtD is available under the GNU GPL
- Measuring the Misused Word Corrector – data / code to replicate the experiment used to measure AtD’s real-word error detection abilities
- How I Trie to Capture Mistakes – The paper glosses over the use of a Trie to generate a pool of suggestions. There just wasn’t enough space to explain it. This blog post covers it in detail.