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Re: Stemming problem, I think

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Thu Dec 29 2005 - 02:44:12 GMT
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.


    BuzzWords microe

Might mess up term highlighting

Bill Moseley

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Received on Wed Dec 28 18:44:13 2005