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From Koji Sekiguchi <>
Subject Re: Lucene Text Similarity
Date Wed, 04 Sep 2013 01:26:52 GMT
(13/09/04 2:33), David Miranda wrote:
> Is there any way to check the similarity of texts with Lucene?
> I have the DBpedia indexed and wanted to get the texts more similar
> between the abstract and DBpedia another text. If I do a search in the
> abstract field, with a particular text the result is not very
> satisfactory. Eg
> Abstract DBpedia: "SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform
> Which Allows collaboration, promotion and distribution of audio
> recordings."
> My Text: "Private Track From DJ Sneak. Download the track now in the
> SoundCloud website."
> If I do a search as follows:
> Query q = new QueryParser (Version.LUCENE_43, "abstract", analyzer).
> Parse (mytext);
> Search field abstract the "mytext", not me no results are returned.
> What can I do to implement this feature?
> Thanks in advance,
> David

Hi David,

I think you'd better to use "featured-terms", e.g. "DJ Sneak SoundCloud",
in your text rather than using whole text when you search abstract.

See MoreLikeThis source code to know how to extract "featured-terms" from
your indexed text.


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