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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Boost documents
Date Mon, 11 Nov 2002 15:23:06 GMT
Look at CHANGES.txt file that comes with Lucene.  This feature already
exists, but is not in a 1.2 release, so you will have to get a nightly
build.

Otis


--- Eric Jain <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch> wrote:
> Is there any way (or workaround) to boost the scores for certain
> documents?
> 
> My problem is as follows:
> 
> The documents I am indexing may contain a number of literature
> references,
> the more the better. Unfortunately the scoring algorithm ranks
> documents
> with a lot of references in their body lower, all else being equal.
> 
> On addition, there are two types of documents, automatically
> generated and
> manually edited, latter being of higher quality.
> 
> The most convenient solution would be if Lucene Documents had a
> single
> numeric boost factor field, but maybe there are other ways to achieve
> such
> an effect?
> 
> 
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