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From "Daniel Rosher" <rosh...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: search-time boosting
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2007 15:20:03 GMT
Hi Ofer,

I think your best option is to boost the field for your category field
during index time with Field.setBoost(floatBoost)

You will have to reindex your corpus however.

Regards,
Dan

On 4/2/07, Ofer Nave <ofer@smarter.com> wrote:
>
> I'd like to be able to boost documents at search-time, and I'm not sure
> how to do it.
>
> Example:
>
> I'm building a search engine for products (comparison shopping).  Many
> queries tend to indicate a category (i.e., 'digital cameras') as opposed
> to a product (i.e., 'canon powershot').  I have the name of the category
> the product is in indexed in a separate field.  My intention was to
> query both the title field and the category field, and when the category
> field relevancy is extremely high, boost the documents in that category.
>
> Is there a way to do this?  Or an alternative approach to the problem?
>
> -ofer
>
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