ItaEst - It is so!
Ita Est* means in Latin "It is so". Ita Est was used as a mark that a document is correctly written and edited.
- A Brief introduction
- Terms and Conditions on Use of the Product
- Integration to other platforms
A Brief introduction
"ItaEst - Taka e!" is a spelling checker and hyphenator system for Bulgarian language, compatible with Microsoft Office 2000, XP and
The product consists of a spelling checker, which includes a dictionary, and a hyphenator. The spelling checker recognizes and marks the misspelled words in the text. On demand it offers the most probable
correction candidates for replacement. The hyphenator allows a correct automatic hyphenation at the end of the lines.
- Taka e!" is based on the electronic grammar dictionary, created by researchers at The Institute for Bulgarian Language, which includes 70 000
base word forms covering essentailly the whole Bulgarian language. The dictionary allows correct analysis and synthesis of over 1 mln. Bulgarian wordforms.
The product implements new language technologies
developed in the framework of international research projects. The functionality of the product is realized by applying Levenshtein automata and bimachines for optimal speed, precision and coverage.
Terms and Conditions on Use of the Product
The Bulgarian Association for Computational
Linguistics gives the rights for free of charge installation of the product, use of it in the framework of Microsoft Office and distributing the installation package under the condition that its integrity and
content are unchanged. The full text of the "ItaEst - Taka e!" license can be found
Here you can download the installation package ItaEst_setup_V1.01.exe. The size of the file is 5.46 MB.
The installation package is included in the CD-ROM of "PC Magazine Bulgaria" Vol. 1 2004.
Integration to other platforms
All programs in "ItaEst - Taka e!" are
platform independent. They are programmed in ANSI C and compile successfuly on almost all modern platforms. They could be integrated to various text processing and other applications in case an appropriate interface is
The Bulgarian Association for Computational Linguistics has currently integrated "ItaEst - Taka e!" to Microsoft Office. If you have propositions for integration of "ItaEst - Taka e!" to other applications
please write us to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send us your comments for "ItaEst - Taka e!" on email@example.com.
* The name of the product has been suggested by dr. Gergana Dacheva from the Kathedra for Bulgarian Language at Faculty for Slavic Languages at Sofia University.