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Logic Pro tutorial by bufjap on YouTube

I found a nice tutorial on YouTube that covers some areas of Logic Pro functionality that I wasn’t aware of, by a guy named Richard (his site seems to be down, so that’s the only name I have). The tutorial … Continue reading

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EastWest Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra

I treated myself to a Silver edition, good enough not to hurt my ears and affordable enough not to hurt my wallet Patches sound very well, with depth, realism and presence, and enough articulations are available to make the playing … Continue reading

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Token attributes versus term attributes

As you add documents to IndexWriter the indexed fields end up sooner or later as TokenStream-s, and then tokens and their attributes are collected and inverted and added to TermsHash, which is an internal segment-like representation of new inverted document … Continue reading

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SIGIR 2012 paper

Together with gsingers and rmuir we’re submitting a paper to SIGIR-2012 on Lucene 4. This is pretty exciting – it’s my first “formal” paper submitted to such an important conference. We realized that the IR community at large is no … Continue reading

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Large stored fields in Lucene

I’ve been thinking recently about a NoSQL use case for Lucene. It looks like Lucene already satisfies many needs that other NoSQL platforms also support, of course with the added benefit of robust search functionality, which is something that other … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I’m starting a blog. They tell me everybody should have one nowadays … and that old dogs can learn new tricks Don’t expect high volume of traffic, though. As the tagline says, the topic of this blog will be various … Continue reading

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