Search Is the New Big Data Recap

Apr 18, 2014
Word cloud of Search terms, in the shape of a star

Search is easy, right? You type a term in a search box and the exact page you’re looking for appears at the top of the list of results. But search is hard and has many shades of grey.

On April 10, 2014, Loren Siebert, our DigitalGov Search senior search architect, presented on:

  • Complexities of recall and precision,
  • Popular open source search technologies, and
  • “Search magic” like stemming, synonyms, fuzziness, and stopwords.

Download the slide deck (PDF, 1.5 MB, 23 pages) and visit the resources below to learn more.