Analysis of Popular Steaming Algorithms Supporting Information Retrieval System

International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends  (IJCOT)          
© 2013 by IJCOT Journal
Volume-3 Issue-5                           
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors :  Madhurima V , Prof. T.Venkat Narayana Rao , L. Sai Bhargavi


Madhurima V , Prof. T.Venkat Narayana Rao , L. Sai Bhargavi. "Analysis of Popular Steaming Algorithms Supporting Information Retrieval System" . International Journal of Computer & organization Trends IJCOT), V3(5):11-17 Sep - Oct 2013, ISSN 2249-2593, Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.


Information retrieval is the activity of gaining information resources significant to an information need from a collection of information resources. Searches can be based on metadata a . Computerized information retrieval systems are used to decrease what has been called "information overload". Several universities and public libraries use Information Retrieval systems to offer access to journals, books, other documents. Web search engines are the most visible Information retrieval applications. There are plenty of IR algorithms such as Stemming algorithms which process the text for reducing sometimes derived words to their stem, base or root form -generally a written word form. The use the term conflation, meaning the act of fusing, as the general term for the process of matching physiological term alternatives. Conflation can be:1. manual--using some kind of regular statements 2. automatic, via programs called stemmers. Algorithms for stemming have been studied in computer science since 1968 .Stemming programs are generally referred to as stemming algorithms or stemmers. This paper focus on some popular algorithms and also tender the comparative study with analysis on Stemming algorithms.


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stem, stemmers, conflation, conflation methods, n-grams.