Class KStemFilter

  extended by org.apache.lucene.util.AttributeSource
      extended by org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenStream
          extended by org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenFilter
              extended by org.apache.lucene.analysis.en.KStemFilter
All Implemented Interfaces:

public final class KStemFilter
extends TokenFilter

A high-performance kstem filter for english.

See "Viewing Morphology as an Inference Process" (Krovetz, R., Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 191-203, 1993).

All terms must already be lowercased for this filter to work correctly.

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
KStemFilter(TokenStream in)
Method Summary
 boolean incrementToken()
          Returns the next, stemmed, input 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
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public KStemFilter(TokenStream in)
Method Detail


public boolean incrementToken()
                       throws IOException
Returns the next, stemmed, input Token.

Specified by:
incrementToken in class TokenStream
The stemmed form of a token.
IOException - If there is a low-level I/O error.

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