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Special Edition Using Microsoft® SharePoint Portal Server by Robert Ferguson

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Optimizing Search Results

SharePoint Portal Server ranks text search results based on a very advanced algorithm, also known as probabilistic ranking. The result is dependent on the frequency of words not only within a particular document, but also in the overall corpus. For this reason, it is possible to filter frequently occurring words, so-called noise words. Another feature is the thesaurus, which gives you the ability to substitute or expand words so that more matching documents are found.

CAUTION

Noise words and the thesaurus are applied for all workspaces on a single server. If the index gets propagated to another system, you should apply the same settings not only on the target server, but also on all the other servers that propagate their ...

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