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Implementation of a New Hybrid Method for Stemming of Arabic Text

by Tahar Dilekh, Ali Behloul
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 46 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: Tahar Dilekh, Ali Behloul

Tahar Dilekh, Ali Behloul . Implementation of a New Hybrid Method for Stemming of Arabic Text. International Journal of Computer Applications. 46, 8 ( May 2012), 14-19. DOI=10.5120/6927-9344

@article{ 10.5120/6927-9344,
author = { Tahar Dilekh, Ali Behloul },
title = { Implementation of a New Hybrid Method for Stemming of Arabic Text },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { May 2012 },
volume = { 46 },
number = { 8 },
month = { May },
year = { 2012 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 14-19 },
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publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
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In this paper, we propose a hybrid method that combines the application of three previously used techniques. These techniques deal with three key issues related to Arabic stemming including affix removal proposed by Kadri [1], dictionaries [2] and morphological analysis [3] [4] [5]. Thus, when solving these problems these techniques are applied individually and independently to solve associated stemming problems, which requires some adjustments to be implemented on each one of them. Therefore, the main contribution of this experiment is to demonstrate the effectiveness of the hybrid method compared to other methods, and the choice of removing the suffix before prefix during the operation of Arabic stemming process.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Information Retrieval Indexation Tokenization stemming Arabic Language