[TUHS] Lorinda Cherry

John P. Linderman jpl.jpl at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 06:55:43 AEST 2022

Someone unearthed a 1982 video in which Lorinda explains some of her work.


You can watch the whole thing by just lopping off the '&t=828s' at the end.

On Wed, Feb 16, 2022 at 2:18 PM Diomidis Spinellis <dds at aueb.gr> wrote:

> A description of text processing work at Bell Labs, including the use of
> trigrams for spell checking, readability analysis, and word class
> assignment was published in the BSTJ.
> L. E. McMahon; L. L. Cherry; R. Morris. Statistical text processing. The
> Bell System Technical Journal, 57(6):2137-2154, July-Aug. 1978.
> DOI: 10.1002/j.1538-7305.1978.tb02146.x
> You can find it openly available online at:
> https://archive.org/details/bstj57-6-2137/mode/2up
> The article was part of an amazing special issue of BSTJ devoted to
> Unix.  A second such issue, 63(8) was published on October 1984.  In the
> late 1980s both issues were also sold as books by Prentice Hall under
> the title "UNIX System Readings and Applications".  I broke the bank
> buying them as a student, but didn't regret it.
> Diomidis - https://www.spinellis.gr
> On 16-Feb-22 2:09, George Michaelson wrote:
> > The trigraph spelling checker sounds wonderful.
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