Initial List

The initial list of stop words was selected from a website dedicated to improving webs searchers (Ranks.NL). The complete list of stop words is available here: words

Corpus-specific terms

A number of corpus-specific terms were identified after initial testing. These included:

paper papers
article research
researchers study
analysis results
problem problems
approach approaches
method methods
models techniques
examples way
ways order
work body
analyses kind
notion basis
co lu
best fmea
npps fields
thesis cidis
tss cdtp
qualitative quantitative
france italy
japan united
kingdom ussr
west germany
united states eastern
western europe
european israel
hong kong
great britain
afghanistan hamburg

Please feel free to suggest updates to this list.