lucene-java-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Hayes, Mark" <Mha...@verisign.com>
Subject RE: using lucene with a very large index
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2002 04:26:30 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Otis Gospodnetic [mailto:otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com]
> --- tal blum <thetalthe@hotmail.com> wrote:
[...]
> > 4) assuming I have a term query that has a large number of hits say
> > 10 millions, is there a way to get the say the top  10 results
> > without going through all the hits?
> 
> See the Javadocs for Searcher and IndexSearcher, I think you'll find
> the answer there.

I have the same question but I can't see the answer in the javadocs.  Do you
mean this statement?:

"The high-level search API (search(Query)) is usually more efficient, as it
skips non-high-scoring hits."

It is not clear to me what non-high-scoring hits means -- do you know?

thanks,
mark

--
To unsubscribe, e-mail:   <mailto:lucene-user-unsubscribe@jakarta.apache.org>
For additional commands, e-mail: <mailto:lucene-user-help@jakarta.apache.org>


Mime
View raw message