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Table 3 Experimental results of the syllabification algorithms against words with vocalic sequences (stage 1), verbs and adjectives (stage 2), and general words (stage 3)

From: An open-source rule-based syllabification tool for Brazilian Portuguese

Algorithm Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
Silva et al. 2008 [11] 68.90 83.20 78.12
Monte et al. 2011 [12] 93.80 96.20 94.90
Current proposal 98.80 99.55 99.05
  1. It was considered the average of the word accuracy (%) of the four word lists created for each stage.