Artifact Details

Title

A Brief Account of Spell Checking as Developed by Houghton Mifflin Company

Catalog Number

500001031

Type

Text

Date

2007-03

Contributor

Webber, Howard, Author

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-4b96aeb98fa48 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

5 p.

Format

PDF

Description

Howard Webber describes the developments in the dictionary industry that drove the need to document American English as it was actually written and how the computerization of dictionary development led to increasingly sophisticated and complex applications to analyze and interpret language.

Subject

Brown Corpus; Electronic Book Technologies, Inc; Houghton Mifflin; Inso; Kučera, Dr. Henry; Language Systems, Inc; Spell checking

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Credit

Courtesy of Howard Webber

Lot Number

R0366.2017