Discovery/Status updates/2016-11-14

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This is the weekly update for the week starting 2016-11-14

Highlights

  • BM25 is now enabled on the ten wikis with largest traffic. This improves numerous relevance issues in search queries.
  • The Interactive Team's roadmap can be viewed here; it was finalized in Nov 2016 for FY 2016/2017.
  • You can now search for file properties such as file size and and file type on Commons. See the documentation for more information.

Discussions

  • The Interactive and Analysis team had a good discussion on KPIs and moving forward with logging what is needed (read more here)
  • Lots of great analysis and discussions about using BM25 on languages with spaces, read more here.

Search[edit]

  • BM25 is now enabled on the ten wikis with largest traffic. This improves numerous relevance issues in search queries. (T147508)
  • You can now search for file properties such as file size and and file type on Commons. See the documentation for more information. (T144447)
  • Fixed issue where search would behave unexpectedly if the query contained the name of a namespace and a colon. (T148344, T150232)

Analysis[edit]

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