Affisix: Tool for Prefix Recognition

  • Jaroslava Hlaváčová
  • Michal Hrušecký
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5246)


In the paper, we present a software tool Affisix for automatic recognition of prefixes. On the basis of an extensive list of words in a language, it determines the segments – candidates for prefixes. There are two methods implemented for the recognition – the entropy method and the squares method. We briefly describe the methods, propose their improvements and present the results of experiments with Czech.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaroslava Hlaváčová
    • 1
  • Michal Hrušecký
    • 1
  1. 1.Charles University in Prague, ÚFAL MFFCzech Republic

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