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From Doug Turnbull <>
Subject Re: ElasticSearch Query Relevancy
Date Tue, 28 May 2019 17:31:42 GMT
Hi Alica,

You might want to ask your question at the Elasticsearch mailing list ( or at Magento's (
Because Lucene is really just a library, with an very open-ended way of
doing document scoring that could mix in any number of ways of doing
ranking (text scoring, numerical attributes, etc). It will depend on how
Elasticsearch is using Lucene, and probably more importantly, how Magento
is configured to use Elasticsearch

More concretely, a set of articles to get you started:
My book "Relevant Search" (happy to give you a discount code if you email
me directly)

But I suspect you probably want to configure things at a higher level than
all of this...

Hope that's helpful!

On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 1:22 PM Alicia Watkinson <> wrote:

> Hello,
> We have recently configured Magento 2 with ElasticSuite, however our
> search logic does not match expected behaviour.
> After reading through countless documents, I have been unable to find any
> answers as to the logic behind search result relevancy, or how a search
> query is matched and ranked against the Index.
> I found a document that stated that ElasticSearch uses Lucene to perfom
> its scoring logic.
> We are extremely keen on fixing currently search logic! Are you able to
> please provide me with any CLEAR documentation on how search querys are
> match against the index and then scored? Is this via attributes? Or on page
> text?
> If you could please get back to me as a matter of high importance that
> would be great.
> Kindest,
> Alicia
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