Yiltan Bitirim

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In this paper, we evaluate the effectiveness of a new stemming algorithm , FINDSTEM, for use with Turkish documents and queries, and compare the use of this algorithm with the other two previously defined Turkish stem-mers, namely " A-F " and " L-M " algorithms. Of them, the FINDSTEM and A-F algorithms employ inflectional and derivational stemmers, whereas(More)
This is an investigation of information retrieval performance of Turk-ish search engines with respect to precision, normalized recall, coverage and novelty ratios. We defined seventeen query topics for Arabul, Arama, Netbul and Superonline. These queries were carefully selected to assess the capability of a search engine for handling broad or narrow topic(More)
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