org.apache.lucene.analysis.el

Class GreekStemmer



  • public class GreekStemmer
    extends Object
    A stemmer for Greek words, according to: Development of a Stemmer for the Greek Language. Georgios Ntais

    NOTE: Input is expected to be casefolded for Greek (including folding of final sigma to sigma), and with diacritics removed. This can be achieved with either GreekLowerCaseFilter or ICUFoldingFilter.

    • Method Detail

      • stem

        public int stem(char[] s,
                        int len)
        Stems a word contained in a leading portion of a char[] array. The word is passed through a number of rules that modify its length.
        Parameters:
        s - A char[] array that contains the word to be stemmed.
        len - The length of the char[] array.
        Returns:
        The new length of the stemmed word.