This is the top section of the front page of a paper by Silviu Cucerzan and Eric Brill for Microsoft Research. With a title like Spelling correction as an iterative process that exploits the collective knowledge of web users, it doesn’t really sound that intersting. Let’s may be give it another title:
“How Microsoft Word spell checker might be improved by using Live Search data”
Ok, that still doesn’t sound exciting does it. How about:
“Spell checking the crowd sourcing way”.
Now are you interested?
Slate has a rather interesting article that explains more.