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parsing

[′pärs·iŋ]
(computer science)
A process whereby phrases in a string of characters in a computer language are associated with the component names of the grammar that generated the string.

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After the lexical analysis of the text, syntax analysis is performed on word level to recognize the word's category [7].
A space syntax analysis of Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, New Mexico; community formation in the northern Rio Grande.
The best prospects, though, lie in the OCR camps, where developers who started with systems which simply matched dot patterns to an internal representation of a printed character, have now progressed to ones which rely on tools such as syntax analysis to determine if capital letters should be capitals, and even if a word is spelled correctly.