på svenska

Swedish grammar checking and proof-reading

In this project we develop the Swedish grammar checking program Granska.

Web demonstration of Granska

Test the current version of Granska (in Swedish).

Popular description of Granska

There is a popular description in Swedish.

Active participants in the development of Granska 2001-

Participants in the old Granska project, 1998-2000

In the HSFR and NUTEK funded project Integrated language tools for writing and document handling, within the Language technology program the following researchers participated from Nada:

Milestones and deliverables

We have a description of 6-monthly milestones and deliverables for the old project.


We use a modified version of the tag set from SUC


Some interesting links

Publications in English

The Development and Performance of a Grammar Checker for Swedish: A Language Engineering Perspective
J. Carlberger, R. Domeij, V. Kann, O. Knutsson
submitted, December 2004.
Different ways of evaluating a Swedish grammar checker
R. Domeij, O. Knutsson, K. Severinson Eklundh
Proc. Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2002), Las Palmas, Spain.
Granska - an efficient hybrid system for Swedish grammar checking
R. Domeij, O. Knutsson, J. Carlberger, V. Kann
NoDaLiDa, 49-56, December 1999.
Word format.
Implementing an efficient part-of-speech tagger
J. Carlberger, V. Kann
Software Practice and Experience, 29, 815-832, 1999.
Preliminary version in Postscript. PDF.
Some applications of a statistical tagger for Swedish
J. Carlberger, V. Kann
Proc. 4:th conference of the International Quantitative Linguistics Association (Qualico-2000), 51-52, August 2000.
Postscript, PDF.
Implementation aspects and applications of a spelling correction algorithm.
V. Kann, R. Domeij, J. Hollman, M. Tillenius
L. Uhlirova, G. Wimmer, G. Altmann, R. Koehler: Text as a Linguistic Paradigm: Levels, Constituents, Constructs. Festschrift in honour of Ludek Hrebicek, Quantitative Linguistics, vol. 60, WVT, 2001.
NADA report TRITA-NA-9813, 1998.
Postscript, PDF.

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