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ERIC Number: EJ457842
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
Stemming of French Words Based on Grammatical Categories.
Savoy, Jacques
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v44 n1 p1-9 Jan 1993
Discusses suffix stripping algorithms used in information retrieval to cluster words derived from a common root under the same stem, and proposes a suffixing algorithm for French which uses grammatical categories to enhance the stemming process. An evaluation of the algorithm is discussed, and an analysis of errors is described. (17 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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