Word segmentation for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

Type of document:
International standard
Organization:
ISO TC37/SC4
Year:
2011
Description
ISO 24614-2, "Word segmentation of written texts -- Part 2: Word segmentation for Chinese, Japanese and Korean," specifies rules for delineating WSUs for Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Some rules are common to all three languages, though each language also has its own distinct rules for identifying WSUs. The common features are discussed, then the distinct rules are laid out for Chinese, for Japanese and for Korean.
Workflow stage:
Business value:
The many applications and fields that need to segment texts into words include translation, content management, speech technologies, computational linguistics and lexicography.
Web site:
www.iso.org/iso/home/store/catalogue_tc/catalogue_detail.htm?csnumber=41666

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