Articles in relevance scoring

Elasticsearch Query-Time Strategies and Techniques for Relevance: Part II

In this article, we're going to look at some of the built-in tools that Elasticsearch provides for impacting relevance scores at query time. By manipulating a document's relevance score, we can give the impression of precision regardless of what kind…

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Elasticsearch Query-Time Strategies and Techniques for Relevance: Part I

In this 2-part series, we'll look at a couple different strategies for applying some of Elasticsearch's built-in tools at query time to tune search results for relevancy. The techniques we'll review can help determine which documents get retrieved an…

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How scoring works in Elasticsearch

In this article, we'll take a look at how relevancy scoring is done in Elasticsearch, touching on information retrieval concepts and the mechanisms used to determine the relevancy score of a document for a given query. We'll also point out some "gotc…

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