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Stemming Algorithm in Searching Malay Text

Rizauddin, Saian (2004) Stemming Algorithm in Searching Malay Text. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Stemming is one of the processes that can be used to improve performance of a search engine. It reduces the variant word forms to common forms. This project
evaluates the retrieval effectiveness of stemming algorithm in searching and retrieving relevant Malay Web pages based on user natural query words. The retrieved Web pages are weighted and ranked using Inverse Document Frequency
function. The retrieval effectiveness is measured using standard recall and precision. Experiments performed show that searching with stemming improves retrieval effectiveness when compared to searching without stemming algorithm.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : UNSPECIFIED
Item ID: 1409
Uncontrolled Keywords: Computer Algorithm, Stemming Algorithm, Retrieval Effectiveness, Malay Web Pages, Natural Query Words
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Faculty and School System > Faculty of Information Technology
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2010 05:37
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:11
Department: Faculty of Information Technology
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1409

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