A Stemming Algorithm for the Farsi Language

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International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing

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Conference Proceeding

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In this paper, we report on the design and implementation of a stemmer for the Farsi language. The results of our evaluation on a small Farsi document collection shows a significant improvement in precision/recall over not stemming.


Farsi document collection; Farsi language; Information retrieval; Natural language processing (Computer science); Natural languages; Persian language; Precision-recall improvement; Stemming algorithm


Computer Engineering | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Theory and Algorithms


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DOI: 10.1109/ITCC.2005.40