A Porter Stemmer in F#

  Citing from the introduction to Martin Porter’s work [1]: Removing suffixes by automatic means is an operation which is especially useful in the field of information retrieval. Consequently, a stemmer is a (software) program to reduce inflected words to their root form (word stem). To derive a word’s root form a stemming program uses…


F#-Querying WordNet Online

  Todays post focuses on using F# to query Princeton’s WordNet Online service for information about some word. According to WordNet’s home: WordNet® is a large lexical database of English. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are grouped into sets of cognitive synonyms (synsets), each expressing a distinct concept. Synsets are interlinked by means of conceptual-semantic…

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F# and TFS2010–Retrieving all Work Items

  Today’s post is merely a little code fragment, that gets you started with using the TFS2010 API from F#. Assuming you have referenced the following Assemblies: System.Windows.Forms Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Common Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client the following code connects to a TFS Server (cbtfs, you might want to change the URI to your needs) on the default port (8080)…