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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Lucene cosine similarity score for more like this query
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2015 16:01:40 GMT
The scoring is the same as Lucene.  To get deeper insight into how a score is computed, use
Solr’s debug=true mode to see the explain details in the response.


> On Feb 2, 2015, at 10:49 AM, Ali Nazemian <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering what is the range of score is brought by more like this
> query in Solr? I know that the Lucene uses cosine similarity in vector
> space model for calculating similarity between two documents. I also know
> that cosine similarity is between -1 and 1 but the fact that I dont
> understand is why the score which is brought by more like this query could
> be "12" for example?! Would you please explain what is the calculation
> process is Solr?
> Thank you very much.
> Best regards.
> -- 
> A.Nazemian

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