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Dashes
hyphenation module

Dashes Pro
the multilingual hyphenation application

PassWord
spelling checker

WordFan
natural language processing toolbox

WordList
word list

InOtherWords
semantic net

 

PassWord™ spelling checker

The first version of the PassWord™ spelling checker was introduced in 1987 to the word processing, DTP, OCR, and typesetting markets. PassWord™ is based on CNS’s proprietary compression technology and substantial word lists that have been compiled by experts in the respective languages or have been acquired from reliable sources.

Speed & Size

PassWord™ is very fast. It exceeds 10,000 characters per second even on low end platforms such as the Macintosh IIci or PC-486-25MHz. The PassWord™ code size is about 35K. PassWord™ needs at least 50K of RAM to operate. Larger RAM space will increases performance.

Accuracy

PassWord™ handles compound words in Germanic languages (German, Norwegian, Dutch, Swedish, and Danish) by breaking them down into their components. The system is “productive” and allows for an unlimited number of compounds.

PassWord™ includes a spelling correction routine that suggests spelling corrections based on visual or phonetic derivations of the misspelled word. Corrections are ranked according to their likelihood of similarity to the misspelled word.

Portability

PassWord™ is written in highly portable C code and has been implemented on the Macintosh, IBM PC, NextStep, VMS, and Unix workstations including Sun, HP, and DEC. Custom ports to other platforms are available upon request.

Supported languages

Currently PassWord™ is avaliable in following 13 languages:
Language Word Forms Language Word Forms
Arabic
Arabic
7 Million Reformed German
Reformed German
442,500
Danish
Danish
450,000 Italian
Italian
354,000
Dutch
Dutch
317,600 Norwegian
Norwegian
129,000
Reformed Dutch
Reformed Dutch
317,600 Russian
Russian
2.3 Million
US English
US English
93,000 Spanish
Spanish
533,000
UK English
UK English
95,000 Swedish
Swedish
166,000
French
French
323,000 Swiss-German
Swiss-German
442,500
German
German
442,500    

How to get in touch

For more information, contact:

Circle Noetic Services, Inc.
5 Pine Knoll Drive
Mont Vernon, NH 03057

(603) 283-6462 /voice/

(603) 672-8025 /fax/

e-mail: Admin@CircleNoetics.com
web: www.CircleNoetics.com

Pricing & Licensing

For pricing and licensing information

Call CNS at (603) 283-6462

or E-mail Admin@CircleNoetics.com


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