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Extending query language and Matching to support synonyms

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      I think we should extend the query language capabilities of Terrier. A specific operator that should be added is the "synonym" operator, which allows the user to state that a given set of terms should be treated as synonyms. This is important for some languages other than English (e.g. Arabic where there might be several transliterated words for a given term). Supporting wildcards might also be useful for some NLP applications (e.g. identification of relations between entities) Another area of improvement is the proximity operator, which should allow the user to have several variant operators in relation to the order of the terms and the distance constraint.

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            ounis Iadh Ounis created issue -
            craigm Craig Macdonald made changes -
            Field Original Value New Value
            Workflow jira [ 10024 ] Terrier Open Source [ 10038 ]
            craigm Craig Macdonald made changes -
            Fix Version/s 3.1 [ 10040 ]
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            Summary Extending query language in Terrier Extending query language and Matching to support synonyms
            Priority Minor [ 4 ] Major [ 3 ]
            Component/s .matching [ 10004 ]
            Component/s .structures [ 10007 ]
            Component/s tests [ 10006 ]
            craigm Craig Macdonald made changes -
            Status Open [ 1 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
            Resolution Fixed [ 1 ]
            craigm Craig Macdonald made changes -
            Link This issue is duplicated by TR-156 [ TR-156 ]

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                craigm Craig Macdonald
                Reporter:
                ounis Iadh Ounis
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