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From Chris Lu <chris...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Lucene score algorithm details?
Date Mon, 08 Aug 2005 21:06:44 GMT
Document boost is distributed to each field when creating the index.

It is not stored anywhere. So it's not in the equation to calculate score.

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Chris Lu
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On 8/8/05, Andrew Hudson <andrewhudson@gmail.com> wrote:
> Is the docboost being used in scoring currently?  I haven't been able
> to see a clear connection between it and the score that lucene
> calculates both empirically and in the scoring code itself.
> 
> Andrew
> 
> On 8/8/05, Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > It's in the Javadoc for Similarity class.
> > You can use that along with Explanation (class) to get a good picture
> > of what's going on with scoring.
> >
> > Otis
> >
> >
> > --- Dan Armbrust <daniel.armbrust.list@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I know there used to be a webpage that gave the algorithm used by
> > > Lucene
> > > for scoring, along with some info on what each variable controlled,
> > > to
> > > some extent... I was looking to brush up on what the idf controls
> > > (and
> > > what will happen if I override it) but I can't seem to find that page
> > >
> > > any longer...
> > >
> > > Can someone point me to it?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Dan
> > >
> > > --
> > > ****************************
> > > Daniel Armbrust
> > > Biomedical Informatics
> > > Mayo Clinic Rochester
> > > daniel.armbrust(at)mayo.edu
> > > http://informatics.mayo.edu/
> > >
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