Text Predictor for Lithuanian Language

  • Julius GelšvartasEmail author
  • Rimvydas Simutis
  • Rytis Maskeliūnas
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 538)


This paper describes the architecture of the open source text prediction package Presage. We trained the n-gram model used in the text predictor for Lithuanian language. The predictor was trained and evaluated using sixteen Lithuanian literature books. Each book was split into training and test sets containing 30 % and 70 % of words. The trained text predictor was integrated into a multifunctional user interface for disabled people to improve the text input speed.


Text prediction Word prediction User interface 



This research was funded by a grant QUADRIBOT, from the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA), Lithuania.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julius Gelšvartas
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rimvydas Simutis
    • 1
  • Rytis Maskeliūnas
    • 2
  1. 1.Automation Department, Faculty of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringKaunas University of TechnologyKaunasLithuania
  2. 2.Department of Multimedia Engineering, Faculty of InformaticsKaunas University of TechnologyKaunasLithuania

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