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From Karl Wettin <>
Subject Re: Norm - please lit it up for me
Date Fri, 19 Oct 2007 17:07:18 GMT

19 okt 2007 kl. 18.39 skrev Dino Korah:

> Could someone help me understand normalization factors for a field.

doc[0] <text: hello hello hello>
doc[1] <text: hello>

With normalization doc[0] and doc[1] are equally important. Omitting  
normalization makes doc[0] (usually) three times as important as doc[1].

> Also please tell me what are the situations where I should omit
> normalization factors when adding a document.

Formula 1A is to omit normalization on fields that always contain a  
single term such as primary key, timestamp, etc.


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