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From "Leo Galambos" <>
Subject Re: Writing a stemmer
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
Erik Hatcher <> wrote:

>> How proficient must I be in a language for which I wish to write the 
>> stemmer?
>I would venture to say you would need to be an expert in a language to 
>write a decent stemmer.

I'm sorry for a self-promo ;), but
the stemmer of egothor project can be
adapted to any language, and you needn't be
a language expert. Moreover, the stemmer
achieves better F-measure than Porter's stemmers.


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