From Xerox to Aspell: A First Prototype of a North Sámi Speller Based on TWOL Technology

  • Børre Gaup
  • Sjur Moshagen
  • Thomas Omma
  • Maaren Palismaa
  • Tomi Pieski
  • Trond Trosterud
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4002)

Abstract

Our demo presents work from a joint project with a twofold goal: To build a parser and disambiguator for North and Lule Sámi, and to make a practical spell-checker for the same languages. The core analyser is written with the Xerox tools twolc, lexc and fst ([1]), and the disambiguator uses constraint grammar (vislcg). Cf. [2] for a presentation.

Keywords

Sámi transducers language technology spelling proofing minority languages 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Børre Gaup
    • 1
  • Sjur Moshagen
    • 1
  • Thomas Omma
    • 1
  • Maaren Palismaa
    • 1
  • Tomi Pieski
    • 1
  • Trond Trosterud
    • 2
  1. 1.The Saami ParliamentNorway
  2. 2.Faculty of the HumanitiesUniversity of Tromsø 

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