Comments: Google and "She"/"He" Spelling "Corrections"

Interesting post. Didn't know about the swear-words exception. (Clearly, Google engineers are "biased" against swear words, showing how this affects their algorithm!)

Posted by Philipp Lenssen at May 24, 2007 02:44 PM

Peter Norvig all but admitted that Google uses n-grams (phrases) and the frequency that they appear in the Web in their spelling corrector. So the results reflect the biases of the Web.

Posted by Wes Felter at May 25, 2007 07:00 PM