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From Michael McCandless <>
Subject Re: FSTs to drive type ahead search?
Date Sat, 23 Nov 2013 22:30:49 GMT
Try using one of FST-based suggesters and then compare?

E.g., WFSTCompletionLookup, AnalyzingSuggester, FuzzySuggester.

Mike McCandless

On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 6:17 AM, Gili Nachum <> wrote:
> Hello! I've implemented a type ahead search by indexing all possible terms'
> prefixes as fields on the docs.
> The resulting index is about 1gb in size and fits in the filesystem cache.
> Will implementing this differently, over FSTs instead of prefixes, would
> bare any performance/size/features advantage?

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