On the development of name search techniques for Arabic

  title={On the development of name search techniques for Arabic},
  author={Syed Uzair Aqeel and Steven M. Beitzel and Eric C. Jensen and David A. Grossman and Ophir Frieder},
The need for effective identity matching systems has led to extensive research in the area of name search. For the most part, such work has been limited to English and other Latin-based languages. Consequently, algorithms such as Soundex and n-gram matching are of limited utility for languages such as Arabic, which has a vastly different morphology that relies heavily on phonetic information. The dearth of work in this field is partly due to the lack of standardized test data. Consequently, we… CONTINUE READING