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Lucene example source code file (StempelStemmer.java)

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Java - Lucene tags/keywords

bufferedinputstream, charsequence, datainputstream, datainputstream, io, ioexception, ioexception, stempelstemmer, stempelstemmer, string, stringbuilder, stringbuilder, trie, util

The Lucene StempelStemmer.java source code

 * Copyright 2004 The Apache Software Foundation
 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not
 * use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of
 * the License at
 * http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT
 * WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the
 * License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under
 * the License.

package org.apache.lucene.analysis.stempel;

import java.io.BufferedInputStream;
import java.io.DataInputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.util.Locale;

import org.egothor.stemmer.Diff;
import org.egothor.stemmer.Trie;

 * <p>
 * Stemmer class is a convenient facade for other stemmer-related classes. The
 * core stemming algorithm and its implementation is taken verbatim from the
 * Egothor project ( <a href="http://www.egothor.org">www.egothor.org ).
 * </p>
 * <p>
 * Even though the stemmer tables supplied in the distribution package are built
 * for Polish language, there is nothing language-specific here.
 * </p>
public class StempelStemmer {
  private Trie stemmer = null;
  private StringBuilder buffer = new StringBuilder();

   * Create a Stemmer using selected stemmer table
   * @param stemmerTable stemmer table.
  public StempelStemmer(InputStream stemmerTable) throws IOException {

   * Create a Stemmer using pre-loaded stemmer table
   * @param stemmer pre-loaded stemmer table
  public StempelStemmer(Trie stemmer) {
    this.stemmer = stemmer;
   * Load a stemmer table from an inputstream.
  public static Trie load(InputStream stemmerTable) throws IOException {
    DataInputStream in = null;
    try {
      in = new DataInputStream(new BufferedInputStream(stemmerTable));
      String method = in.readUTF().toUpperCase(Locale.ENGLISH);
      if (method.indexOf('M') < 0) {
        return new org.egothor.stemmer.Trie(in);
      } else {
        return new org.egothor.stemmer.MultiTrie2(in);
    } finally {

   * Stem a word. 
   * @param word input word to be stemmed.
   * @return stemmed word, or null if the stem could not be generated.
  public StringBuilder stem(CharSequence word) {
    CharSequence cmd = stemmer.getLastOnPath(word);
    if (cmd == null)
        return null;

    Diff.apply(buffer, cmd);
    if (buffer.length() > 0)
      return buffer;
      return null;

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