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99Re: Specific search tuning question in FAST ESP

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  • schneider_karin
    Feb 7, 2008
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      Richard, thanks a lot. This is it!
      Please extend my thanks to your FAST wiz!!
      Regards,
      Karin

      --- In SearchCoP@yahoogroups.com, "Richard Beatch" <rbeatch@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Karin,
      >
      > I spoke with my search architect on this. He knows FAST about as
      > well as anyone I have ever met, including the top engineers at
      > FAST. So, here is his response:
      >
      > ----
      > I can't think of anyway to do it via synonyms... only by creating
      > the actual queries yourself as follows:
      >
      > I'd try using the ONEAR operator and do something like snow ANDNOT
      > ONEAR(snow,storm,n=0). The syntax is probalby a little of, but it
      > shoudl be close... "find me all the docs with the word snow, but
      > exclude the ones with snow within n words of storm.
      >
      > If phrase support is enabled on the composite field, then in
      theory,
      > snow ANDNOT "snow storm" should work, but I wouldn't bet the farm
      on
      > it without trying it first.
      > ----
      >
      > Hope this helps,
      >
      > Richard
      >
      > --- In SearchCoP@yahoogroups.com, "schneider_karin" <kschnei1@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Does anyone have experience with tuning FAST ESP to return only
      > hits on
      > > exactly one word and specifically exclude the word in another
      > context?
      > > e.g find: "Snow" but result should exclude "snow storm"
      > > Can that be handled through exclusions in the synonym dictionary?
      > Or is
      > > there another way?
      > > Thanks for any help anyone may have!
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > > Karin
      > >
      >
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