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From "alessandro.benedetti" <>
Subject Re: Search by similarity?
Date Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:40:00 GMT
In addition to that, I still believe More Like This is a better option for
The reason is that the MLT is able to evaluate the interesting terms from
your document (title is the only field of interest for you), and boost them

Related your "80% of similarity", this is more tricky.
You can potentially calculate the score of the identical document and then
render the score of the similar ones normalised based on that.

Normally it's useless to show the score value per se, but in the case of MLT
it actually make sense to give a percentage score result.
Indeed it could be a good addition to the MLT.


Alessandro Benedetti
Search Consultant, R&D Software Engineer, Director
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