Lucidworks Announces $21 Million in Series D Funding

November 18, 2015

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Query Autofiltering IV: – A Novel Approach to Natural Language Processing

This is my fourth blog post on a technique that I call Query Autofiltering. The basic idea is that we can use meta information stored within the Solr/Lucene index itself (in the form of string or non-tokenized text fields) to generate a knowledge base from which we can parse user queries and map phrases within […]

November 19, 2015

Solr on Docker

It is now even easier to get started with Solr: you can run Solr on Docker with a single command.

November 3, 2015

Stump The Chump: Austin Winners

Last week was another great Stump the Chump session at Lucene/Solr Revolution in Austin. After a nice weekend of playing tourist and eating great BBQ, today I’m back at my computer and happy to announce last weeks winners: Barani Bikshandi ($100 Amazon gift certificate) Carlos Eduardo Sponchiado (Sponch) ($50 Amazon gift certificate) Aditya Varun Chadha […]

October 19, 2015

Focusing on Search Quality at Lucene/Solr Revolution 2015

I just got back from Lucene/Solr Revolution 2015 in Austin on a big high. There were a lot of exciting talks at the conference this year, but one thing that was particularly exciting to me was the focus that I saw on search quality (accuracy and relevance), on the problem of inferring user intent from […]

October 19, 2015

Data As a Virtuous Cycle

Deck from Lucidworks CEO Will Hayes’s opening remarks on the first day of Lucene/Solr Revolution 2015.

October 16, 2015