Semantic search is when the search engine understands what the customer is searching for and provides results that are based on this understanding. Therefore, a search for the term
shoes should display only items that are of type shoes instead of items with a description goes well with black shoes. We could argue that since we are boosting on the fields
size, our results should match with what the customer is looking or searching for. However, this might not be the case. Let us take a more appropriate example to understand this situation.
Suppose a customer is searching for
blue jeans where
blue is intended to be the
jeans is the
type of apparel. What if there is a