Tag: hibernate search

Hibernate-Search Multiple-value Facet-Counts

Hibernate-Search Multiple-value Facet-Counts

Introduction The hibernate-search facet search API is pretty amazing but it lacks a little on the following: Facet-Count values are incorrect where a facet matches a fields that have multiple values. I.e. the facet-counts are correct where the facet has a 1-to-many relationship with result-set items but the facet-counts are […]

Understanding Faceted Searching

Understanding Faceted Searching

Introduction Tony Russell-Rose describes faceted searching in great detail in these posts: http://isquared.wordpress.com/2011/04/12/interaction-models-for-faceted-search/ http://java.dzone.com/articles/designing-faceted-search http://isquared.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/where-am-i-techniques-for-wayfinding-and-navigation-in-faceted-search/ http://isquared.wordpress.com/2011/02/17/reflections-on-faceted-search-and-beyond/ They’re well worth a read before even contemplating developing a faceted search. There are many types of faceting techniques available. This blog focuses on a facet-search where the facets and results remain on a […]