[erlang-questions] Full text search in KV-storage.
Jesper Louis Andersen
Sat Sep 24 17:27:14 CEST 2011
On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 01:58, Oleg Chernyh <> wrote:
> I'm far from linguistics and full text search engines, do your input was
> particulary useful.
> And what about my idea that I have briefly described?
I tried to be adept and avoid answering those parts because I know
very little about it. It looks like you do some stemming of words to
find their stem and then you index those. But I don't know what you do
to achieve it. If you pick a language, like english there are probably
two ways to go: 1. Form a set of rules and apply those rules to
"normalize"/"canonicalize"/"extract-the-stem". 2. Play the google
game: If you have enough data to mine statistically, figure out what
the stems are via machine learning.
Historically, judging by papers at AI/ML conferences, it looks like
option 2 wins :P
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