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From "Pete Lewis" <p...@uptima.co.uk>
Subject Re: Searching different types of words
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2003 18:24:09 GMT
Hi

I'd recommend Kstem over Porter, it performs much better on English let
alone when you get to other languages. You can get the source code for
Kstem.jar at teh following website:

http://ciir.cs.umass.edu/downloads/

Pete

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Otis Gospodnetic" <otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com>
To: "Lucene Users List" <lucene-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 5:42 PM
Subject: Re: Searching different types of words


> Yes.
> For this particular example, PorterStemFilter will do the job.
> For more complex things (e.g. a search for car returning car, auto,
> automobile, vehicle) you'll need to add thesaurus-like capability to
> your indexer.  This can be done by writing a custom Analyzer.
>
> It sounds like you have a lot of questions, but have not read much
> Lucene documentation. :)
>
> Otis
>
>
> --- "Pleasant, Tracy" <tracy.pleasant@lmco.com> wrote:
> > If I search for "like" I would want the search to return documents
> > containing "like", "liked", "likes", etc.. variations of the word.
> >
> > Is there a way to tell Lucene to do this?
>
>
>
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