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From "Uwe Schindler" <>
Subject RE: Combining PrefixQuery and FuzzyQuery
Date Mon, 19 Apr 2010 14:48:58 GMT
How about a fuzzy query with a prefix term? Its configureable.

Uwe Schindler
H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lukas Österreicher []
> Sent: Monday, April 19, 2010 4:43 PM
> To:
> Subject: Combining PrefixQuery and FuzzyQuery
> Hello.
> Is it possible to combine PrefixQuery and FuzzyQuery?
> The search on a term should both be fuzzy but also match with results
> that
> jut begin with that token (or an approximation of that token).
> If it is possible, can you give me an example on how to achieve this?
> Currently I only use the PrefixQuery and performance is ok.
> Would performance with such a combination be much worse?
> I would not even need a complete fuzzy search, it would suffice
> To have the matching be done without caring for cases (this I already
> have
> present by using a modified WhitespaceTokenizer which filters
> To lower cases) and with also matching characters where accents
> Also match, so e would match é and è.
> Finally, I would like to know how much sorting a string field
> Which is not too long (containing track or album title) affects
> performance
> Copared to not providing any sorting parameters.
> Thanx in advance,
> Lukas

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