Class ICUNormalizer2Filter

  extended by org.apache.lucene.util.AttributeSource
      extended by org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenStream
          extended by org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenFilter
              extended by
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public class ICUNormalizer2Filter
extends TokenFilter

Normalize token text with ICU's Normalizer2

With this filter, you can normalize text in the following ways:

If you use the defaults, this filter is a simple way to standardize Unicode text in a language-independent way for search:

See Also:
Normalizer2, FilteredNormalizer2

Nested Class Summary
Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class org.apache.lucene.util.AttributeSource
AttributeSource.AttributeFactory, AttributeSource.State
Field Summary
Fields inherited from class org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenFilter
Constructor Summary
ICUNormalizer2Filter(TokenStream input)
          Create a new Normalizer2Filter that combines NFKC normalization, Case Folding, and removes Default Ignorables (NFKC_Casefold)
ICUNormalizer2Filter(TokenStream input, normalizer)
          Create a new Normalizer2Filter with the specified Normalizer2
Method Summary
 boolean incrementToken()
          Consumers (i.e., IndexWriter) use this method to advance the stream to the next token.
Methods inherited from class org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenFilter
close, end, reset
Methods inherited from class org.apache.lucene.util.AttributeSource
addAttribute, addAttributeImpl, captureState, clearAttributes, cloneAttributes, copyTo, equals, getAttribute, getAttributeClassesIterator, getAttributeFactory, getAttributeImplsIterator, hasAttribute, hasAttributes, hashCode, reflectAsString, reflectWith, restoreState, toString
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public ICUNormalizer2Filter(TokenStream input)
Create a new Normalizer2Filter that combines NFKC normalization, Case Folding, and removes Default Ignorables (NFKC_Casefold)


public ICUNormalizer2Filter(TokenStream input,
Create a new Normalizer2Filter with the specified Normalizer2

input - stream
normalizer - normalizer to use
Method Detail


public final boolean incrementToken()
                             throws IOException
Description copied from class: TokenStream
Consumers (i.e., IndexWriter) use this method to advance the stream to the next token. Implementing classes must implement this method and update the appropriate AttributeImpls with the attributes of the next token.

The producer must make no assumptions about the attributes after the method has been returned: the caller may arbitrarily change it. If the producer needs to preserve the state for subsequent calls, it can use AttributeSource.captureState() to create a copy of the current attribute state.

This method is called for every token of a document, so an efficient implementation is crucial for good performance. To avoid calls to AttributeSource.addAttribute(Class) and AttributeSource.getAttribute(Class), references to all AttributeImpls that this stream uses should be retrieved during instantiation.

To ensure that filters and consumers know which attributes are available, the attributes must be added during instantiation. Filters and consumers are not required to check for availability of attributes in TokenStream.incrementToken().

Specified by:
incrementToken in class TokenStream
false for end of stream; true otherwise

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