Lucene StopWords

Lucene is a open-source high performance full-text search engine and has libraries for almost all well known languages (Java, C#, PHP, Python, C). This post is about describing StopWords for a full-text search engine (Lucene). ( Lucene can also be used to index database table rows. The advantage for having Lucene search instead of (database software’s) in-build full-text search engine is Lucene ranks search results based on their relevancy. For example assume you have a product table with <title , description> fields and you want to give higher rank to ‘title’ over ‘description’. ) A stopword is a language-word that…

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