The past year has seen multiple advances in stemming algorithms and tools on CPAN, including new stemmers that previously didn’t exist in Perl for multiple natural languages. Let’s take a whirlwind tour of new stemming development in 2013–2014 and demonstrate how Shutterstock uses them for multilingual information retrieval.
◦ 2014-05-03: DC–Baltimore Perl Workshop (DCBPW) 2014, Silver Spring, MD
◦ 2014-05-29: New York Perl Mongers (NY.pm), New York, NY
◦ 2014-06-23: YAPC::NA 2014, Orlando, FL
◦ 2014-06-27: Open Source Bridge 2014, Portland, OR