Personal names spell-checking – a study related to Uzbek
AbstractObjective: In the paper we describe the development process of the dictionary of Uzbek names and surnames. Methodology: The dictionary is created to support the identification of personal names in Uzbek texts, and to aid the spell-checking of texts written in Uzbek. Results: Apart from discussing the development process, we also evaluate the dictionary by performing a set of experiments. Conclusion: We verify whether the information collected in the dictionary can be successfully used to find and, if needed, correct the misspelled names and surnames.