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Improved spell checking algorithm for email and word processors

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013123D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jun-13
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The goal of the spell check function is to identify only the words that are misspelled. Doing a spell check in Lotus Notes becomes frustrating because many of the words that are correct are flagged as incorrect. This is due the existing paradigm that the spell check is cross referenced only against the dictionary known to be correct. Usually, this dictionary is shipped with the product. The new paradigm is needed that would improve the spell checker's ability to correctly identify misspelled words.