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From Peter Keegan <peterlkee...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to het the score in percentage
Date Tue, 05 May 2009 13:04:53 GMT
Maybe joseph means 'percentage of  the theoretical maximum score' for the
query?
See this thread:
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/lucene/java-user/61075?search_string=theoretical%20maximum%20score;#61075

Peter

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com>wrote:

> But to echo Chris, what does percentage mean? The percent
> of the words that matched? So, in your example,
> would document one match 75%, doc two 50% and
> doc three 100%? And what would that mean to a user?
>
> I think it would help if you backed up and told us *why*
> you want these percentages. A higher level view than
> just asking "how do I calculate percent". I have the
> feeling that this is an XY problem. i.e. you're asking
> about X, but the real problem is Y which may be unrelated.
>
> Best
> Erick
>
> On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 6:42 AM, joseph.christopher
> <joseph@kottsoftware.com>wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > joseph.christopher wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > thanks for the reply,
> > >
> > > By percentage, what I meant is that how much matching is the retrived
> > > result with the  search query.
> > >
> > > for exmple : if I have 3 indexed documnts like
> > >
> > > 1) chicken onion cheese  pizza
> > >
> > > 2)  mixed vegetable cheese pizza
> > >
> > > 3) cheese pizza
> > >
> > > and I searched for "chicken cheese pizza"
> > >
> > > Is it possibe that the system can give a percentage match score for the
> > > search result ,compairing it with the search query.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi Experts,
> > >
> > > We are in a procees of changing our existing fuzzy search engine to
> > > lucene,
> > > but we are facing a roadblock
> > > here ie, in our existing system we are showing the search score in
> > > percenetage but lucene provides the search score in numbers which is
> > > derived
> > > from some internal logic. Can anybody give some tips for converting the
> > > lucene score to percentage or is there any way to retrive the score as
> > > percentage from lucene search.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > >
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