Extract the Semantic Meaning of Prepositions at Arabic Texts: An Exploratory Study

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2015 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-30 Number-3
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Mohammad Khaled A. Al-Maghasbeh, Mohd Pouzi Bin Hamzah
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V30P121


Mohammad Khaled A. Al-Maghasbeh, Mohd Pouzi Bin Hamzah "Extract the Semantic Meaning of Prepositions at Arabic Texts: An Exploratory Study". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V30(3):116-120, December 2015. ISSN:2231-2803. www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
Arabic language considers the most complex language. It widely prevalent among the population and it contains a large vocabulary and grammar rather than other languages, so it has a lot of challenges; one of these challenges, it is how to predict of the correct meaning of the preposition in the word which represents as stop words, whereas it there are several of prepositions which have more than one meaning according its location in the sentence. The most information retrieval systems are facing many challenges when is applied in the Arabic Texts due to the large difference between Arabic languages with other language. The preposition has a great importance in the Arabic language due to its effect at sentence meaning. To predict the suitable meaning of prepositions, there are also some rules must be followed to identify the correct meaning in the sentence. In this work, we proposed novel approaches for dealing with these prepositions.

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Proposition, Arabic propositions, Arabic language structure, Arabic stop words.