Iterative spell checkingThis 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.