Morphisto: Service-Oriented Open Source Morphology for German

  • Andrea Zielinski
  • Christian Simon
  • Tilman Wittl
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 41)


This paper presents the current activities surrounding Morphisto, an open source morphological analyzer/generator for German, based on the SMOR-based SFST tools. Morphisto was designed as a user-friendly application within the eHumanities project TextGrid. It comprises a minimal lexicon component that works in tandem with SMOR and is now being extended within the ELEXIKO project. Additional tools for the management of lexical data and services built on top of the finite state transducer are also integrated as Web Services in the grid, so that all resources can be shared readily among lexicographers, linguists, and finite-state developers.


Computational German Morphology Finite State Transducer Grid SFST 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Zielinski
    • 1
  • Christian Simon
    • 2
  • Tilman Wittl
    • 3
  1. 1.FIZ KarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Albert-Ludwigs-Universität FreiburgGermany
  3. 3.Ruprecht-Karls-Universität HeidelbergGermany

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