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Comment #00335 - re: Relevance ranking out of scope? - rp-19-201x_ODI_draft_for_comments_final.pdf (revision #2)

Comment 335
New (Unresolved)
NISO RP-19-201x, Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery (draft for comments) (Revision 2)
Comment Submitted by
Alison Hitchens
2013-10-29 13:14:23


I agree with Lukas that some best practices for relevance ranking would be welcome. We have a lot of questions from librarians about how the relevance ranking works in our discovery layer. They are especially concerned with results based on full text vs. those based on metadata-only. Some indication of which fields are weighted etc. would be useful even if parts of the relevancy algorithm are proprietary.

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