This Greek Stemmer is the MSc Thesis of Georgios Ntais, entitled “Development of a Stemmer for the Greek Language”. The work was conducted in the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences at University of Stockholm / Royal Institute of Technology.
The system takes as input a word and removes its inflexional suffix according to a rule based algorithm. The algorithm follows the known Porter algorithm for the English language and it is developed according to the grammatical rules of the Modern Greek language.
The current page is an adaptation of the original page and is provided for demonstration. Go ahead and give it a try:
- The original Greek Stemmer page. Please use the following quote for the stem producing mechanism: Georgios Ntais, “Development of a Stemmer for the greek Language”, MSc Thesis, Dep. of Computer & Systems Sciences, University of Stockholm, Sweden, February 2006.
- Stemmers in other languages
- Dr. Hercules Dalianis Homepage (Supervisor's Home Page)