• Exactish phrase matching in Solr

    Vijay Mhaskar

    Phrase match Simple way by which we an achieve exact matching in Solr is by using the default string type. It is exact phrase matching. string is a useful type for facet where we search

  • Solr’s mm parameter – Explanation of Min Number Should Match

    Vijay Mhaskar

    Introduction  This article explains the format used for specifying the “Min Number Should Match” criteria of the BooleanQuery objects built by the DisMaxRequestHandler.  Using this it is possible to specify a percentage of query words (or blocks)

  • Evaluating Search Engine Relevance with Precision Testing

    Vijay Mhaskar

    Evaluating search engines For any information retrieval system major challenge is to provide the most relevant and meaningful search results to the user. It should not return irrelevant results in the top results, although it