Explore the Hibernate Search system and use its extraordinary search features in your own applications
Users expect software to be highly intelligent when searching data. Searches should span across multiple data points at once, and be able to spot patterns and groupings in the results found. Searches should be able to fix user typos, and use terms related to the user's search words. Searching is at its more » best when it pleasantly surprises us, seeming to understand the real gist of what we're looking for better than we understood it ourselves! Where can we find such a search system and how can we use it efficiently?
Hibernate Search by Example is a practical, step-by-step tutorial, which guides you from the basics of Hibernate Search to its advanced features. « less
How to Find, Organize, and Manipulate It
Taming Text is a hands-on, example-driven guide to working with unstructured text in the context of real-world applications. This book explores how to automatically organize text using approaches such as full-text search, proper name recognition, clustering, tagging, information extraction, and summarization. more » The book guides you through examples illustrating each of these topics, as well as the foundations upon which they are built. « less
Mastering Search Engine Optimization
Four acknowledged experts in search engine optimization share guidelines and innovative techniques that will help you plan and execute a comprehensive SEO strategy. This second edition brings you up to date on recent changes in search engine behavior - such as new ranking methods involving user engagement more » and social media - with an array of effective tactics, from basic to advanced. « less
The Essential Guide to Finding Anything Online with Google
Behind Google's deceptively simple interface is immense power for both market and competitive research - if you know how to use it well. Sure, basic searches are easy, but complex searches require specialized skills. This concise book takes you through the full range of Google's powerful search-refinement more » features, so you can quickly find the specific information you need. Learn techniques ranging from simple Boolean logic to URL parameters and other advanced tools, and see how they're applied to real-world market research examples. « less
From installation to relevance tuning
This concise introduction to Sphinx shows you how to use this free software to index an enormous number of documents and provide fast results to both simple and complex searches. Written by the creator of Sphinx, this authoritative book is short and to the point.
Create applications with full-text search functionality. Build indexes from varied data sources. Use the Sphinx client API implementation in your application to fire full text-search queries. Filter, sort, and group results based on different attributes. Search with different matching and ranking modes. more » Each chapter is explained using plenty of real-world examples. « less
When Lucene first appeared, this superfast search engine was nothing short of amazing. Today, Lucene still delivers. Its high-performance, easy-to-use API, features like numeric fields, payloads, near-real-time search, and huge increases in indexing and searching speed make it the leading search tool.
And more » with clear writing, reusable examples, and unmatched advice, Lucene in Action, Second Edition is still the definitive guide to effectively integrating search into your applications. This totally revised book shows you how to index your documents, including formats such as MS Word, PDF, HTML, and XML. It introduces you to searching, sorting, and filtering, and covers the numerous improvements to Lucene since the first edition. Source code is for Lucene 3.0.1. « less
Businesses today want actionable insights into their data - they want their data to reveal itself to them in a natural and user-friendly form. What could be more natural than human language? Natural-language search is at the center of a storm of ever - increasing web-driven demand for human-computer more » communication and information access. SQL Server 2008 provides the tools to take advantage of the features of its built-in enterprise-level natural-language search engine in the form of integrated full-text search (iFTS). « less
Search Engine Optimization
This in-depth Bible delivers the holy grail of online marketing: how to influence search engine results to drive online shoppers to specific Web sites; the process is called search engine optimization (SEO) and it is a hot topic. One-stop resource offers readers what they need to plan and implement a more » successful SEO program, including useful tips on finding the shortest routes to success, strategy suggestions, and sidebars with more information and additional resources. Features interviews with executives from top search companies, plus appendices on creating successful listings with Google, MSN, Yahoo!, and others. « less