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There are two major types of analysis present in the Analytics Processing component: search analytics and usage analytics.

  • Search analytics focuses on the analysis of content being crawled and added to the search index. Items that are analyzed within search analytics improve search relevance and recall; these include metrics such as click distance, social tags and distance, and so on.

  • Usage analytics focuses on user actions within search, providing a statistical analysis of usage counts (such as viewed or clicked items), recommendations (based on the user’s interactions within the site), and activity ranking (the tr...