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DACS Dewey index-based Arabic Document Categorization System

by A. F. Alajmi, E. M Saad, M H Awadalla
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 47 - Number 23
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: A. F. Alajmi, E. M Saad, M H Awadalla

A. F. Alajmi, E. M Saad, M H Awadalla . DACS Dewey index-based Arabic Document Categorization System. International Journal of Computer Applications. 47, 23 ( June 2012), 50-57. DOI=10.5120/7500-0634

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author = { A. F. Alajmi, E. M Saad, M H Awadalla },
title = { DACS Dewey index-based Arabic Document Categorization System },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { June 2012 },
volume = { 47 },
number = { 23 },
month = { June },
year = { 2012 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 50-57 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/7500-0634 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

This paper is devoted to the development of Arabic Text Categorization System. First, a stop-words list is generated using statistical approach which captures the inflation of different Arabic words. Second, a feature representation model based on Hidden Markov Model is developed to extract roots and morphological weights. Third, a semantic synonyms merge technique is presented for feature reduction. Finally a Dewey-Index Based Back-propagation Artificial Neural Network is developed for Arabic Document Categorization. The system was compared with other classifiers and the results reveal a promising architecture.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Arabic Text Processing Natural Language Processing Classification Feature Reduction Feature Representation Morphological Analyzer