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Re: An idea for calculating ranking

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Fri Jun 10 2005 - 14:54:02 GMT
Bill Moseley scribbled on 6/10/05 9:20 AM:

> Kind of both in this case.  First, there's two indexes that are
> searched.  They are not merged so that may effect ranking a bit
> (Peter, you are more awake than I am, so you might need to help with
> that. ;) 

only an issue when RankScheme 1 (IDF) is used. I don't think the 
TotalWordPositions is summed for all indexes, just the index where the each doc 
is found.

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
Received on Fri Jun 10 07:54:04 2005