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From Ian Lea <ian....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about prefix query
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2011 09:34:09 GMT
A common practice is to search for an exact match, boosted, as well as
a wildcard match e.g.

text:dummy^4 text:dummy*

http://lucene.apache.org/java/3_3_0/queryparsersyntax.html#Boosting%20a%20Term
http://wiki.apache.org/lucene-java/LuceneFAQ#What_is_the_difference_between_field_.28or_document.29_boosting_and_query_boosting.3F

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Ian.


On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 8:31 AM, Akos Tajti <akos.tajti@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear List,
>
> I'm running a prefix query, something like this: text:dummy*. The problem:
> in the result some non-exact matches get higher scores than the exact ones.
> For example the document containing dummythales comes before the document
> containing dummy exactly. How can this behavious be changed?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Ákos Tajti
>

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