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From "Mathias Keilbach" <>
Subject AW: internal Searching behavior or how to get a hit?
Date Thu, 04 May 2006 19:41:42 GMT

Thanks a lot for your quick support!
I found another site which describes the index structure and files.


AFAIK Lucene will have an inverted index which maps tokens (terms) to the 
documents that they appear in.

Some background info on inverted indices:



On Wednesday 03 May 2006 14:56, Mathias Keilbach wrote:
> I have a question concerning the interal searching behavior of lucene. How
> does lucene get a hit. If I search for the a term, will each index
> be checked for this term or is there an internal relation between terms
> lucene documents? Thanks for any advice.

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