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Monday, April 7 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Hacking Lucene for Custom Search Results

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Search is everywhere, and therefore so is Apache Lucene. While providing amazing out-of-the-box defaults, there's enough projects weird enough to require custom search scoring and ranking. In this talk, I'll walk through how to use Lucene to implement your custom scoring and search ranking. We'll see how you can achieve both amazing power (and responsibility) over your search results. We'll see the flexibility of Lucene's data structures and explore the pros/cons of custom Lucene scoring vs other methods of improving search relevancy.

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Doug Turnbull

Lead Relevance Consultant, OpenSource Connections
Lead search relevance consultant at OpenSource Connections. Author of Relevant Search. Doug impacts business's bottom line through better search, discovery, and recommendations. Doug wants to humanize search and recommendations, making it less intimidating for organizations to make impactful relevance investments. To do this, Doug leads a team of Solr, NLP, and machine learning experts that optimize relevance for clients. He also loves writing... Read More →

Monday April 7, 2014 5:00pm - 5:50pm
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