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Thursday, September 14 • 11:40am - 12:20pm
Doing Synonyms Right
This session will start with a presentation of the deprecated SynonymFilter and provide examples of its implementation and a discussion of its limitation with handling multi-word synonyms. We will then move on to an introduction of the new SynonymGraphFilter and present examples of its configuration and use, includind its handling of multi-word synonyms. Finally, we will introduce a Synonym-URI replacement strategy for multi-word synonyms and compare its index, query and linguistic performance to that of the SynonymGraphFilter.

After this session participants will be able:

* Understand the differences between Index Time and Query Time synonym replacement
* Understand the complexities regarding multi-word synonyms
* Implement SynonymFiter based synonyms
* Implement SynonymGraphFilter based synonyms
* Implement a Synonym-URI replacement strategy

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John Marquiss

Applications Architect, Wolters Kluwer
John is an applications architect at Wolters Kluwer a leading provider of health, legal, tax and accounting information. Wolters Kluwer has been heavily invested in Solr for over 5 years using it to deliver search and search related feature improvements to its products. John brings... Read More →

Thursday September 14, 2017 11:40am - 12:20pm
South Seas B