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Opravidlo : The New Online Czech Proofreader

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Year of publication 2022
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Faculty of Arts

Description – New Online Proofreader of Czech Language To write a text without any grammatical, spelling, or typographical mistakes is one of the main features of high-standard typed text. Nowadays, users of language more often create demand for software which would reliably detect and correct various kinds of mistakes in texts. Since June this year, a beta version of the new web proofreader for Czech has been released at Opravidlo was developed by a team of authors from the Department of Czech Language (Masaryk University, Brno), the Czech Language Institute (Czech Academy of Sciences) and the Institute of Theoretical and Computational Linguistics (Charles University, Prague). The individual suggestions for correction are based on formal rules that identify mistakes in spelling (punctuation, capitalization, common spelling mistakes), grammar (setence commas, grammatical consistency, ungrammatical sentence structures) and typography (according to standard CSN 01 6910). A dictionary-based spell-checker is also included (the dictionary was built by combining and modifying the MorfFlex 2.0 morphological dictionary and the dictionary from the Internet Language Reference Book (the whole dictionary contains 3 million forms) The tool is available as a freely accessible web interface, where you can correct the texts inserted or written directly on it.
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