Basis Technology introduces Rosette Arabic Language Analyzer
The US’ Basis Technology has introduced the Rosette Arabic Language Analyzer (ARLA), the first commercially available analyzer for Arabic text developed entirely in the United States.
ARLA is the latest addition to Basis Technology's suite of Rosette Language Analyzers, which also includes products for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Developed in response to the needs of the US Intelligence Community, the new product is designed to plug into mainstream search engines and data mining products to facilitate search and retrieval of information written in Arabic.
ARLA is a multi-platform, high-performance linguistic engine for analyzing Arabic documents. It performs orthographic and lexical normalization of text, including removal of grammatical affixes (such as conjunctions, prepositions, and pronouns) that complicate search and retrieval. ARLA utilizes advanced computational linguistics and specialized lexica to convert plural nouns, including broken plurals, to their singular forms.
Basis Technology is provides rapid deployment engineering services covering all aspects of globalization, including source code audits, project management, software re-engineering, and global quality assurance. Top-tier software vendors, content providers, multinational enterprises, and government agencies rely on Basis Technology's solutions for Unicode compliance, language identification, multilingual search, normalization, and transliteration. — (menareport.com)
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