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From Michael McCandless <luc...@mikemccandless.com>
Subject Re: relevance vs. score
Date Wed, 04 Mar 2009 13:09:41 GMT

It's the similarity scoring formula.  EG see here:

   http://lucene.apache.org/java/2_4_0/scoring.html

and here:

   http://lucene.apache.org/java/2_4_0/api/core/org/apache/lucene/search/Similarity.html

Mike

<spring@gmx.eu> wrote:

>> I think for "ordinary" Lucene queries, "score" and "relevance" mean
>> the same thing.
>>
>> But if you do eg function queries, or you "mixin" recency into your
>> scoring, etc., then "score" could be anything you computed, a value
>> from a field, etc.
>
> Hm, how is relevance then defined?
>
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