tyoung1 at twcny.rr.com
Wed Feb 14 05:23:59 PST 2007
That's what I expected. I don't like the idea of a relevancy score showing
on the results anyway. I might just give them $hitNum/$totalHits * 100.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: kinosearch-bounces+tyoung1=twcny.rr.com at rectangular.com
> [mailto:kinosearch-bounces+tyoung1=twcny.rr.com at rectangular.com] On Behalf
> Of Marvin Humphrey
> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 7:07 AM
> To: KinoSearch discussion forum
> Subject: Re: [KinoSearch] Score
> On Feb 13, 2007, at 4:04 PM, Ted Young wrote:
> > On my search results, I would like to show a "percentage of
> > relevancy".
> > This is, of course, only to make the users happy and doesn't need
> > to be very
> > scientific. Is there an upper limit to the scores returned for
> > each hit?
> There's no upper limit. The scores can occupy any range.
> The best you can do is normalize the scores based on the most
> relevant hit. However, that becomes problematic if you ever sort on
> something besides score (: possible in svn trunk, but don't go there
> just yet :) because there's no way to figure out what the top score
> might be. So you can either enable it only some of the time, or
> produce junky per-page numbers, i.e. soothing lies.
> Marvin Humphrey
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