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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Personal Intro and a question on "find top 10 similar items" functionality
Date Fri, 09 Jul 2010 05:11:04 GMT
Igor,

You can treat that question as the query and use it to search the index where 
you've indexed other questions.
More Like This is another option.

Otis
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----- Original Message ----
> From: Igor Chudov <ichudov@gmail.com>
> To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
> Sent: Thu, July 8, 2010 6:12:37 PM
> Subject: Personal Intro and a question on "find top 10 similar items"  
>functionality
> 
> Hello,
> 
> My name is Igor and I own a website algebra.com. I just  joined.
> 
> I have a database of answered algebra questions (208,000 and  growing).
> 
> A typical question is here (original spelling):
> 
> ``who  long does it take 2 people to finish painting a house if the
> first one takes  6 days and the second one takes 9 days''
> 
> What I would like to do is, for  anyone viewing a archived problem, to
> find "top 10 similar problems" that  would be most "similar" to the
> currently viewed query. Note that meaning of  similar is not defined in
> my question.
> 
> Is Lucene even capable of this  sort of thing?
> 
> Could I expect reasonable performance (under 1-2 seconds)  from it?
> 
> thanks a bunch  guys.
> 
> i
> 
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