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A syntactically-based preprocessor for a limited experimental Arabic document retrieval system

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posted on 04.01.2018, 17:15 authored by Farid M.S. Ibrahim
The research reported in this thesis is about the description and discussion of an experimental document retrieval system for Arabic texts, using linguistic methods of analysis. Specifically, Arabic presents difficulties for the efficient retrieval of information because it is an agglutinative language, thus rendering the stop list method (as commonly used for English texts) near to useless. [Continues.]

Funding

Iraq, Ministry of Higher Education.

History

School

  • Science

Department

  • Information Science

Publisher

© F.M.S. Ibrahim

Publisher statement

This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

Publication date

1988

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

Language

en