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From Nader Henein <>
Subject Re: Search Results Clustering
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2005 07:53:24 GMT
I don't understand your requirement, what do you want to bunch your 
results by?

Can you explain so I can help

Nader Henein

kapilChhabra (sent by wrote:

>Hi All,
>I have been using Lucene in my application to search over 4 million recordes updated daily.
>I am currently using a single index with 21 fields.
>Some of my fields contain numbers that are foreign keys to my data. I have provided a
dropdown of values to select from, on my search form, to search on these fields.
>A typical scenario of my index/search  is:
>FIELD-1:token;index - formatted text using WhitespaceAnalyzer
>FIELD-2:token;index - formatted text using WhitespaceAnalyzer
>FIELD-3:ndex - integers[foreign keys] stored as string.
>FIELD-4:ndex - integers[foreign keys] stored as string.
>Sample Search Query:
>(FIELD-1:apple OR FILED-1:orange) AND (FIELD-3:4 OR FILED-3:5) 
>The results are Sorted on FILED-4.
>I am getting results as expected.
>An additional requirement is to bunch the search results display the count.
>eg. ouput:
>Search Results:
>1. Doc 100
>2. Doc 209
>3. Doc 897
>Search Clusters:
>Total Results = 540
>+results in [FILED-3:4] = 400
>---results in [FILED-4:1] = 150
>---results in [FILED-4:7] = 130
>---results in [FILED-4:3] = 100
>---results in [FILED-4:others] = 20
>+results in [FILED-3:5] = 140
>---results in [FILED-4:2] = 90
>---results in [FILED-4:1] = 30
>---results in [FILED-4:others] = 20
>I have no clue how to do it using a single index.
>Any pointers in this will be highly appreciated.
>Thanks in advance,
>Sent from the Lucene - Java Users forum at


Nader S. Henein
Senior Applications Architect

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