Performing a Class Match using the API

June 25, 2014

Part of the I2E Enterprise installation is the Sample Web GUI — a Smart Query interface written as a web application that allows users to run smart queries using only their browser.

I2E Sample Web GUI

A neat trick that it performs is on-the-fly class matching: start typing in a word and the server starts to suggest terms in your dictionary that would match. So a search for “psor” will suggest Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, etc. Accepting the suggestion will then populate the search with that class rather than the word. The autosuggestion, dropdowns and tooltips are very nice from the user experience perspective, but today’s post will concentrate on the class match itself – how can a search for “psoriasis” retrieve a class match? Read the rest of this entry »

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