[Clipart] Relevancy Ranking

J. Alves alvesjmp at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 12:54:16 PDT 2010

My impression is that they are ranked by age (oldest first, newest
last), but I might be wrong. Anyway, agreed, hardly the best way to
rank them.


On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 1:05 PM, Nathan Eady <eady at galion.lib.oh.us> wrote:
> Currently, the search feature frequently returns a lot of items that
> appear to be altogether unrelated to the search criteria.  (Some
> searches are worse than others.  Try searching for "book", and you can
> go through multiple pages of results for each image you find that
> actually seems related to the query.)
> It has got to be possible to do a better job than this of ranking the
> results, so that more relevant ones appear first.  Shouldn't images
> with one or more of the search terms in the title rank ahead of ones
> that only have it in a description field, for instance?
> --
> Nathan Eady
> Galion Public Library
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