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A Context Sensitive Variant Dictionary for Supporting Variant Selection

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A Context Sensitive Variant Dictionary for Supporting Variant Selection
In Japanese, there are a large number of notational variants of words. This is because Japanese words are written in three kinds of characters: kanji (Chinese) characters, hiragara letters, and katakana letters. Japanese students study basic rules of Japanese writing in school for many years. However, it is difficult to learn which variant is suitable for a certain context in official, business, and technical documents because the rules have many exceptions. From the viewpoint of information retrieval, a considerable number of studies have been made on notational variants, however, previous Japanese writing support systems were not concerned with them sufficiently. This is because their main purposes were misspelling detection. Students often use variants which are not misspelling but unsuitable for the contexts in official, business, and technical documents. To solve this problem, we developed a context sensitive variant dictionary. A writing support system based on the context sensi...
Aya Nishikawa, Ryo Nishimura, Yasuhiko Watanabe, Y
Added 29 Oct 2010
Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2010
Where LREC
Authors Aya Nishikawa, Ryo Nishimura, Yasuhiko Watanabe, Yoshihiro Okada
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