Porter Stemming Algorithm – Basic Intro

In linguistics (study of language and its structure), a stem is part of a word, that is common to all of its inflected variants.

  • CONNECT
  • CONNECTED
  • CONNECTION
  • CONNECTING

Above words are inflected variants of CONNECT. Hence, CONNECT is a stem. To this stem we can add different suffixes to form different words.

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