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Subject [Solr Wiki] Update of "SpatialSearch" by GrantIngersoll
Date Sat, 14 Nov 2009 13:53:08 GMT
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The "SpatialSearch" page has been changed by GrantIngersoll.


- <!> ["Solr1.5"]
+ <!> [["Solr1.5"]]
+ <<TableOfContents(3)>>
  = Introduction =
  Many applications wish to combine location data with text data.  This is often called spatial
search or geo-spatial search.  Most of these applications need to do several things:
+  1. Represent spatial data in the index
   1. Filter by some spatial concept such as a bounding box or other shape
   1. Sort by distance
   1. Score/boost by distance
   1. Build a query parser that handles textual and location queries seamlessly
+ Most of these items are being tracked on
and it's related issues.  The goal is to bring spatial search into Solr in such a way as to
leverage all of Solr's existing capabilities for distributed search, etc.
+ = Data Representation =
  = Filtering =

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