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Re: Stemming problem, I think

From: Robert Stoeber <Robert(at)not-real.usabusiness.net>
Date: Thu Dec 29 2005 - 03:13:41 GMT
Bill Moseley wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 28, 2005 at 06:34:14PM -0800, Robert Stoeber wrote:
> 
>>However, one company that's not happy is called MicroE Systems.
>>When I search for MicroE the results are a bunch of documents
>>containing micro and micros, but MicroE is far down the list.  Why
>>doesn't the exact match rank highest?
>>
>>Even putting quotes around the name as "MicroE Systems" gives me
>>other companies called Micro Systems apparently ranking higher than
>>the string I searched for.
> 
> 
> Stemming is done at indexing time, not at search time.  Microe,
> micros, and micro all stem to the same word.
> 
> Try:
> 
>     BuzzWords microe
> 
> Might mess up term highlighting
> 


Perfect!  That seems to have solved the problem.  The exact matches,
and only the exact matches are found now.

You're right that the buzzword is not highlighted, but I don't care
about that as much as finding this company properly.

Thanks very much for the prompt response.
Received on Wed Dec 28 19:13:43 2005