What good is search if you can never find anything? We're pioneers in smarter search that "gets" users.
We're the relevance experts
Good search understands a user's intent, not just what they type.
We wrote Relevant Search, the definitive guide to building smarter Elasticsearch and Solr applications.
One of the best and most engaging technical books I've ever read. — Trey Grainger, Lucidworks
Will help you solve real-world search relevance problems for Lucene-based search engines — Dimitrios Kouizes-Loukas, Bloomberg
Products and services for smarter search
We built Quepid, a search testing platform that takes the guesswork out of search relevancy.
Do NOT attempt a search project without it. — John Bickerstaff
Want to just understand why results are showing up in your search?
The blog and other happenings
This blog post let's the simple model we derived in a previous post and make it usable via the Elasticsearch Learning to Rank plugin.
Many search nerds get an instinct they want to 'learn the right boosts' to apply to their queries. This blog post covers how to do that using a linear learning to rank model
We walk through Learning to Rank, which uses machine learning to improve the relevance of search results.
OpenSource Connections is proud to again host beSwarm! beSwarm is a gathering of tech enthusiasts from all over central Virginia to discuss, share, and learn about anything that interests us. The idea of the event is that participants “vote with their feet,” moving around the room and forming swarms around interesting discussions and presentations.