Intelligent Spelling Checker Offered as Web Service by Duden
Duden, the leading publisher of German language dictionaries, announced today the launch of its intelligent spelling and grammar checker "Duden Linguistic Engine" as a web service for software integration. The solution enables software manufacturers, for example of content management or editing systems, to easily integrate a sophisticated German language spellchecker into their applications and to support customers in assuring the quality of texts. Duden will present its web service at CeBIT 2004 in Hanover, Germany, from March 18 to 24 (Hall 6, World of Solutions, A 20, stand 103).
The spell checker offers far more than usual spellcheckers: Its syntax analysis enables the software to detect grammar mistakes as in "Sie lernte ihn beim tanzen kennen" (instead of "Sie lernte ihn beim Tanzen kennen") or mistakes as in "Er will sie kennenlernen" instead of the correct "Er will sie kennen lernen".
The web service increases the efficiency of editing and content management systems and transfers the CPU load from clients using these applications to a server. The web service is offered with two licensing models on customers' servers or hosted by Duden. Detailed information on the "Duden Linguistic Engine" is available on request from rita.galli at bifab.de.
At CeBIT, Duden will also be showing other software components for content, document and knowledge management, integrations of Duden dictionaries in electronic dictionaries made by Sharp and Casio as well as into the new German Wizcom Reading Pen and finally the new PDA version of the Duden thesaurus and of the dictionary on foreign words.
Duden is the leading German brand of monolingual dictionaries on German language produced by the publishing house Bibliographisches Institut & F. A. Brockhaus AG. All language technology software and e-content for offline/online publishing are produced and marketed by the subsidiary company Brockhaus Duden Neue Medien GmbH. With partners, the company is engaged in research and development projects in knowledge management and computational linguistics. Bibliographisches Institut & F. A. Brockhaus AG is the leading German publisher of encyclopedias and monolingual dictionaries with nearly 200 years of tradition in this field. Further information: www.duden.de
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Source: Business Wire