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From Doron Cohen <DOR...@il.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Lucene search priorities
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2006 23:02:08 GMT
"Erick Erickson" <erickerickson@gmail.com> wrote on 31/10/2006 05:03:18:
> I don't remember who wrote this, Chris or Yonik or Otis, but here's the
word
> from somebody who actually knows...
>
> index time field boosts are away to express things like "this document
title
> is worth twice as much as the title of most documents". query time boosts
> are a way to express "i care about matches on this clause of my query
twice
> as much as I do about matches to other clauses of my query".
>
> so which boost you use depends on your goal.
>
> Erick
>
> On 10/31/06, Amit Soni <amit_soni@netcore.co.in> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Bhavin,
> >
> > Thanks a lot for your reply. But i am little confuse this time. Do i
> > have to give boost and index and search both or either index or search?
> > Also can you give some docs which has something on how to use boost on
> > particular fields.

Hi Amit,

In addition see "Score Boosting" section in
http://lucene.apache.org/java/docs/scoring.html

Doron


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