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Application of Finite State Methods in Malayalam Text Analysis

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Girija V. R., T. Anuradha

Girija V R. and T Anuradha. Application of Finite State Methods in Malayalam Text Analysis. International Journal of Computer Applications 168(12):43-47, June 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Girija V. R. and T. Anuradha},
	title = {Application of Finite State Methods in Malayalam Text Analysis},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2017},
	volume = {168},
	number = {12},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {43-47},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914516},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


This paper discusses the design of a morphological analyzer for Malayalam that can be used for text analysis using Finite State Models. Finite state model that recognizes and strips the morphemes in a string of text are dealt with here.


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Malayalam morphology, Lexicon, Suffix Extraction, Morphophonemic rules.