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Information Retrieval: concepts and bases


"Information Retrieval" is about techniques, systems and services concerned with search, manipulation and representation of digital data, expressed in human language and stored in vast document collections. Information Retrieval is about facilitating discovery of document contents. Application context are varied and popular, such as  web search engines that are used by millions of people for work and business, learning and entertainment, daily life. This article briefly covers information retrieval main features, processes and problems, ending with a hint to the most popular search system.


Information Retrieval, Lucene, Solr

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