The Classification of Documents in Malay and Indonesian Using the Naive Bayesian Method Uses Words and Phrases as a Training Set

  • Marvin Chandra Wijaya Maranatha Christian University
Keywords: Malay, Indonesian, Language, Naive Bayesian, Classification


Malay Language and Indonesian Language are two closely related languages, sharing a lot in common in the meanings of words and grammar. Classifying the two languages automatically using a tool is a challenge because the two languages are very similar. The classification method that is widely used today is the Naive Bayesian method. This method needs to be implemented in a particular way to increase the level of classification accuracy. In this study, a new method was used, by using a training set in the form of words and phrases instead of just using a training set in the form of words only. With this method, the level of classification accuracy of the two languages is increased.


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Wijaya, M. 2020. The Classification of Documents in Malay and Indonesian Using the Naive Bayesian Method Uses Words and Phrases as a Training Set. MENDEL. 26, 2 (Dec. 2020), 23-28. DOI:
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