The Porter stemming algorithm: then and now

@article{Willett2006ThePS,
  title={The Porter stemming algorithm: then and now},
  author={Peter Willett},
  journal={Program},
  year={2006},
  volume={40},
  pages={219-223}
}
General review Purpose: In 1980, Porter presented a simple algorithm for stemming English language words. This paper summarises the main features of the algorithm, and highlights its role not just in modern information retrieval research, but also in a range of related subject domains. Design: Review of literature and research involving use of the Porter algorithm. Findings: The algorithm has been widely adopted and extended so that it has become the standard approach to word conflation for… CONTINUE READING
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