Configuring Spell Correction in Solr

Datetime:2016-08-23 02:02:39          Topic: Solr           Share

Today I am configuring spell correction in Solr 5.5. Enabling it is not very hard. Simply select which spellcheck component you want to use, please see here for the alternatives: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/solr/Spell+Checking

There are several but I selected solr.IndexBasedSpellChecker which works for what I need. I replaced the one that comes in the solrconfig and then added spellcheck as lastcomponents. Reindexed, committed and it works.

Most people stop here, but I wanted to learn more, and so here is some very good recommended lecture to understand spellchecking better:

Which references a more technical post

http://norvig.com/spell-correct.html

That goes even into more technical depth

http://static.googleusercontent.com/external_content/untrusted_dlcp/research.google.com/en/us/pubs/archive/36180.pdf

http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download;jsessionid=52A3B869596656C9DA285DCE83A0339F?doi=10.1.1.146.4390&rep=rep1&type=pdf





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