Stemming

Overview

Stemming conflates words, so that different forms of the same basic word can be matched by an IR system.

example:

Stemmers

Snowball provides stemmers in many languages

English

Porters Stemmer for English

Implemented in Terrier

Snowball English Stemmer

KStem

[WWW] http://ciir.cs.umass.edu/pubfiles/ir-35.pdf [WWW] http://ciir.cs.umass.edu/cgi-bin/downloads/downloads.cgi

Hungarian

Hunmorph/Hunstem/Hunspell

[WWW] http://magyarispell.sourceforge.net/

Jaques Savoy

[WWW] http://www.unine.ch/info/clef/hungarianStemmer.txt

last modified 2005-09-30 11:46:31