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A Twisted Weekend

I spent my weekend working on my graduate studies and watching South Park. Only a few episodes left to complete all missed episodes. I made my mind with help of my advisers and decided to study on Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Semantic Networks and made a three phase plan. First phase is supposed to finish in three …

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Ontology Learning Techniques

As I planned, finalizing my (quick) studies on ontology learning techniques. Ontologies play a key role in semantic web and technologies by defining concepts and relations between these concepts. Thus, there are significant studies on this subject and some useful techniques discussed in ontology learning: Ontology learning from texts Ontology learning from dictionary Ontology learning …

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Why Is Stemming Important?

Stemming is the process for finding original form of the derived or irregular words. Stemming is mainly used in modern web search engines (i.e. semantic search), and NLP (natural language processing) issues. Old fashion search engines built on string searching algorithms which are capable to find only exact matches of the given text withing datasets. …