From Text to Truth: Real-World Facets for Multilingual Search

30 Apr 2013
Blog

Benson Margulies, Basis Technology’s CTO, will be presenting From Text to Truth: Real-World Facets for Multilingual Search at Lucene Revolution on May 1, 2013, in San Diego, CA.

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From Text to Truth: Real-World Facets for Multilingual Search

Solr’s ability to facet search results gives end-users a valuable way to drill down to what they want. But for unstructured documents, deriving facets such as the persons mentioned requires advanced analytics. Even if names can be extracted from documents, the user doesn’t want a “George Bush” facet that intermingles documents mentioning either the 41st and 43rd U.S. Presidents, nor does she want separate facets for “George W. Bush” or even “乔治·沃克·布什” (a Chinese translation) that are limited to just one string. We’ll explore the benefits and challenges of empowering Solr users with real-world facets.

More details: http://www.lucenerevolution.org/

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