WordNet::stem - Module that find the stem of a word or the stems of a string of words, using WordNet.
use WordNet::stem; my $wn = WordNet::QueryData->new(); my $stemmer = WordNet::stem->new($wn) my @stems = $stemmer->stemWord($word); my $string = $stemmer->stemString($inString, $cache);
This module uses the internal stemming algorithm of WordNet to stem words and strings of words. This module is used by the lesk measure of the WordNet::Similarity package.
Creates a new stemmer object and initilizes it with a WordNet::QueryData object.
Takes a string of words as input and returns a string of stemmed words.
Takes a word as input and returns its stems. A word may have more than one stem. All are returned.
perl(1), WordNet::Similarity(3), WordNet::QueryData(3)
Ted Pedersen, University of Minnesota Duluth tpederse at d.umn.edu Satanjeev Banerjee, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh banerjee+ at cs.cmu.edu
To report bugs, go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wn-similarity/ or e-mail "tpederse at d.umn.edu".
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Copyright (c) 2005, Ted Pedersen and Satanjeev Banerjee
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