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PyStemmer provides algorithms for several (mainly European) languages, by wrapping the libstemmer library from the Snowball project in a Python module.
It also provides access to the classic Porter stemming algorithm for English: although this has been superseded by an improved algorithm, the original algorithm may be of interest to information retrieval researchers wishing to reproduce results of earlier experiments.
PyStemmer ========= What is PyStemmer? ------------------ PyStemmer is a Python interface to the stemming algorithms from the Snowball project (http://snowball.tartarus.org/). A stemming algorithm (or stemmer) is a process for removing the commoner morphological and inflexional endings from words in English. Its main use is as part of a term normalisation process that is usually done w more»
pystemmer (1.1.0+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release (Closes: #375441) -- Stefano Rivera <email@example.com> Sun, 14 Mar 2010 16:31:11 +0200
Thu Nov 05 23:44:19 GMT 2009 Richard Boulton <firstname.lastname@example.org> * HACKING: Add a note to avoid me being confused by an out-of-date MANIFEST file again. * README: Update note about version of Python I'm using. * docs/quickstart.txt: Expect romanian and turkish algorithms to be listed, too. Thu Nov 05 22:28:52 GMT 2009 Richard Boulton <email@example.com> * docs/qu more»
Format-Specification: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/dep/web/deps/dep5.mdwn?rev=135 Name: PyStemmer Main more»