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Re: [swish-e] Ranking errors when or-ing many search terms

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)not-real.peknet.com>
Date: Mon Aug 20 2007 - 01:22:09 GMT
J Robinson wrote on 6/11/07 1:51 PM:
> Hello, Peter:
> 
> Yes, it makes a difference, but I'm able to trigger the bad ranks either way.
> 
> 
> With RankScheme(0) it takes more terms to trigger the problem, in my testing.
> 
> 
> jrobinson
> 
> ----- Original Message ---- From: Peter Karman <peter@peknet.com> To: Swish-e
> Users Discussion List <users@lists.swish-e.org> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007
> 1:34:01 PM Subject: Re: [swish-e] Ranking errors when or-ing many search
> terms
> 
> 
> 
> J Robinson wrote on 6/11/07 10:32 AM:
> 
>> Thought someone might want to know :)  Developers, let me know if you need
>> a repeatable test case or more info.  Perhaps the rank should/could be
>> computed using doubles or  'long longs' or arbitrary precision numbers?
>> 
> 
> does it make a difference which RankScheme you are using?
> 

sorry -- still catching up on old threads here.

Can you assemble that repeatable test case you mentioned? It would be very 
helpful. I think I know what is going on, but would be nice to have a test to 
code against.

-- 
Peter Karman  .  http://peknet.com/  .  peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
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