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Dialect Intelligibility Software

Date Submitted: 16-Nov-2010
From: Josué Ndamba
Subject: Dialect Intelligibility Software
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Notice: Does anyone know any good software to calculate intelligibility between dialects of a geographical area, from synchronic point of view?

I'm working with data from word lists and trying to find what options I have and what the best one may be.