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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: Getting payload data in search results
Date Thu, 17 Sep 2009 04:25:26 GMT

On Sep 14, 2009, at 2:42 PM, Sherrill, Delsey wrote:

> I think I have a problem that would benefit from the new term  
> payload feature, but I'm not sure.  Every example of payload usage  
> that I can find factors them into the scoring, but doesn't return  
> them with the search results.
> In my case, I don't need the payload to affect scoring, but I do  
> need to get a list for each search result containing all the  
> payloads for terms in that document that matched the query.
> Let's say I have the following two documents, divided into chunks as  
> shown, and the chunk ids are added as payloads on each term:
> DocA, chunk1: "blue blue red orange"
> DocA, chunk2: "purple orange"
> DocB, chunk3: "blue orange blue"
> DocB, chunk4: "orange green red"
> DocB, chunk5: "blue red purple"
> The desired results of a search for "blue" would then be:
> DocB, some score, (chunk3, chunk5)
> DocA, some lower score, (chunk1)
> Are payloads the right answer here?  Is there perhaps some other way  
> to get the chunk ids into my search results?

Seems like it should work.

Grant Ingersoll

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