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From Pradeep Kumar K <prade...@robosoftin.com>
Subject Re: contains
Date Thu, 11 Jul 2002 15:31:08 GMT
How can we search for words having  "ful"

Thanks
Pradeep


Ilya Khandamirov wrote:

>Try searching for "beuti*"
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>Regards,
>Ilya
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Pradeep Kumar K [mailto:pradeepk@robosoftin.com] 
>Sent: Samstag, 11. Mai 2002 10:48
>To: Lucene Users List
>Subject: Re: contains
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>Joshua
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>Thanks a lot for reply. I think I have not explained my doubt clearly .
>I am not exactly searching for a letter, but can be a letter or a set of
>letters .
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>Example: Consider the sentences
>1) "God is love"
>2) "Life is beutiful"
>Currently using lucene we can index this sentence by using different
>Analyzers. When I create a query for searching in the indexes, as far as
>my knowledge there are different types of queries .
>TermQuery,BooleanQuery, PrefixQuery etc. but when we supply a query to
>an IndexSearcher, the results returned by
>the  IndexSearcher   shows that unless if u give the whole word it
>doesn't find.
>ie,     if I search for  "beuti" it doen't return any results. but if we
>search for "beutiful" it returns the number of hits 1.
>Is there any way to create a query using any of the  lucene Query
>objects, which should make the Indexsearcher to search even for  set of
>letters..
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>Best Wishes
>Pradeep
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>Joshua O'Madadhain wrote:
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>>Pradeep:
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>>I think what Peter was trying to get at was the question "when is it 
>>useful for a search engine user to be able to search for words that 
>>contain a particular letter?"
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>>For a language like Chinese, it would certainly be useful to be able to
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>>search for a single character.  However, the informational content of a
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>>single letter in an alphabet-based language (such as English) is so low
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>>that I have trouble believing that it would be useful to be able to do 
>>this kind of search.
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>>That is to say: unless this feature has been presented to you as a 
>>requirement, you may want to think about how it might be used in 
>>practice before you spend a lot of time implementing it.
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>>Regards,
>>
>>Joshua O'Madadhain
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>>jmadden@ics.uci.edu...Obscurium Per 
>>Obscurius...www.ics.uci.edu/~jmadden
>> Joshua O'Madadhain: Information Scientist, Musician,
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>Philosopher-At-Tall
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>>It's that moment of dawning comprehension that I live for--Bill
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>Watterson
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>>My opinions are too rational and insightful to be those of any
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>organization.
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>>On Thu, 11 Jul 2002, Pradeep Kumar K wrote:
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>>>Hi Peter
>>> I want to include an option called "contains " in my search 
>>>application.  for  example: Name "contains"  'p' like that... Thanks 
>>>for reply. Pradeep
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>>>Peter Carlson wrote:
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>>>>Do you really want to be able to find items by letter? Do you have 
>>>>some other purpose that tokenizing by letter is trying to get around.
>>>>
>>>>If your do want to tokenize by letter, you can create your own 
>>>>tokenizer which creates breaks up items by letter. See the current 
>>>>tokenizers under org.apache.lucene.analysis.
>>>>
>>>>--Peter
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>>>>On 7/10/02 10:26 AM, "Pradeep Kumar K" <pradeepk@robosoftin.com> wrote:
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>>>>>Is it possible to search for a word contains some letters? example :
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>>>>>"God is love"
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>>>>>how can I create query to search for sentences having  "d". I found 
>>>>>that lucene is tokenizing a sentence  in to words not into letters. 
>>>>>is it possible using lucene? Can anybody give a clue for this?
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