[Xapian-discuss] Ranking and term proximity
tdb2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Sep 6 09:01:09 BST 2011
On Tue, 6 Sep 2011 08:35:32 +0200, goran kent <gorankent at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 8:10 PM, Jean-Francois Dockes <jf at dockes.org>
>> > For example, if I search for 'Olly Betts' - without double quotes in
>> > two documents the first of which the terms 'Olly' and 'Betts' are
>> > widely separated, and the second contains the terms 'Olly Betts'
>> > next to each other, will the latter document score higher? Please
>> > tell me it is.
>> Hopefuly one of the Xapian developer will refute me, but I think that
>> Xapian does no such thing, leaving such things to the application
> This is rather sad indeed - one would think this is rather fundamental
> in determining how important a document is.
A Google search for "xapian proximity weight" finds this:
All the best,
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