gives a stemmed form of word, removing plurals, inflections, etc.
- WordStem may not always yield full words.
- WordStem uses the Porter stemming algorithm.
- WordStem preserves punctuation of words.
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Basic Examples (2)
Find the stemmed form of a word:
Stem a list of words:
Word stemming preserves case:
WordStem automatically threads over lists:
Find the most commonly occurring stem words in a piece of text:
Construct the stemmed forms of random English words and find which of them are recognized dictionary words:
Remove the words that are identical to their stemmed forms:
Emphasize in blue the stemmed forms that are recognized English dictionary words:
Visualize each pair in a text grid:
Possible Issues (1)
WordStem does not always return a proper English word:
Introduced in 2015