gives a stemmed form of word, removing plurals, inflections, etc.
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Basic Examples (2)
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:
Possible Issues (1)
WordStem does not always return a proper English word:
Wolfram Research (2015), WordStem, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/WordStem.html.
Wolfram Language. 2015. "WordStem." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/WordStem.html.
Wolfram Language. (2015). WordStem. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/WordStem.html