Using parts-of-speech tagging and named entity recognition for spelling correction

  • US 10,762,293 B2
  • Filed: 12/22/2010
  • Issued: 09/01/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/22/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
  • ×
    • Pin Icon | RPX Insight
    • Pin
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A method of automatically correcting or completing text, comprising:

  • receiving entered text from a user and context data indicating a context in which the entered text is used, wherein the entered text is a word;

    determining without user intervention, based on the word and the context data, a replacement candidate to replace the word, the determining including;

    using the context data to assign to the replacement candidate a score indicating a degree of confidence that the replacement candidate should be suggested;

    determining a statistically expected part of speech of the word; and

    selecting the replacement candidate based at least in part on a determination that a part of speech of the replacement candidate matches the statistically expected part of speech of the word; and

    providing the selected replacement candidate to the user as a suggested correction.

View all claims
  • 1 Assignment