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From "Tea Yu" <teayu2...@netvigator.com>
Subject Re: PorterStemfilter
Date Wed, 15 Sep 2004 01:30:33 GMT
David,

For me I don't want a search for "in print" gives results from "in printer"?
I'll consider that over-stemmed elsecase.

I'm also not that satisfactory when "effective" is stemmed to "effect" by
snowball recently

Cheers
Tea


> Hi David
>
> I like KStem more than Porter / Snowball - but still has limitations
> although performs better as it has a dictionary to augment the rules.
>
> Note that KStem will also treat "print" and "printer" as two distinct
terms,
> probably treating it as verb and noun respectively.
>
> Cheers
>
> Pete Lewis
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "David Spencer" <dave-lucene-user@tropo.com>
> To: "Lucene Users List" <lucene-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 7:19 PM
> Subject: Re: PorterStemfilter
>
>
> > Honey George wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >  This might be more of a questing related to the
> > > PorterStemmer algorithm rather than with lucene, but
> > > if anyone has the knowledge please share.
> >
> > You might want to also try the Snowball stemmer:
> >
> > http://jakarta.apache.org/lucene/docs/lucene-sandbox/snowball/
> >
> > And KStem:
> >
> > http://ciir.cs.umass.edu/downloads/
> > >
> > > I am using the PorterStemFilter that some with lucene
> > > and it turns out that searching for the word 'printer'
> > > does not return a document containing the text
> > > 'print'. To narrow down the problem, I have tested the
> > > PorterStemFilter in a standalone programs and it turns
> > > out that the stem of printer is 'printer' and not
> > > 'print'. That is 'printer' is not equal to 'print' +
> > > 'er', the whole of the word is stem. Can somebody
> > > explain the behavior.
> > >
> > > Thanks & Regards,
> > >    George
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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