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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Boosting
Date Mon, 13 Feb 2006 20:48:36 GMT
Sebastian Menge wrote:
> Or, to put it more simple, what does a boost of "2" or "10" _mean_ in
> contrast to a boost of "0.5" or "0.1" !?

Boosts are simply multiplied into scores.  So they only mean something 
in the context of the rest of the scoring mechanism.

http://lucene.apache.org/java/docs/api/org/apache/lucene/search/Similarity.html

Doug

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