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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Snowball Stemmer Question
Date Fri, 04 Dec 2009 02:44:59 GMT
Chris,

You could look at KStem to see if that does a better job.
Or perhaps WordNet can be used to get the lemma of those terms instead of using stemming.
Finally.... what was I going to say... ah, yes, using synonyms may be another way this can
be handled.

Otis
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----- Original Message ----
> From: Christopher Condit <condit@sdsc.edu>
> To: "java-user@lucene.apache.org" <java-user@lucene.apache.org>
> Sent: Thu, December 3, 2009 3:04:03 PM
> Subject: Snowball Stemmer Question
> 
> The Snowball Analyzer works well for certain constructs but not others. In 
> particular I'm having a problem with things like "colossal" vs "colossus" and 
> "hippocampus" vs "hippocampal".
> Is there a way to customize the analyzer to include these rules?
> Thanks,
> -Chris
> 
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