Carrot2 for Organizing Search Results Training Course


Carrot2 is a Java-based open-source search results clustering engine for automatically clustering small collections of documents such as search results or document abstracts, into thematic categories. Carrot2 offers ready-to-use components for fetching search results from various sources.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn how to set up and use Carrot2 to automatically organize Search results into thematic categories.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Install and configure Carrot2
  • Post-process (cluster, tune, etc.) data generated by third-part search tools such as Bing, ElasticSearch and Solr (Lucene)
  • Integrate Carrot2 into Java and non-Java applications
  • Expose Carrot2 clustering as a remote service


  • Developers
  • System Administrators

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice


  • A general understanding of Java

Course Outline


Overview of Carrot2 Architecture and Components

Document Sources

Clustering Algorithms

Calling Carrot2 APIs

Running Carrot2 Tools

Calling Carrot2 from C#/.Net Applications

Calling Carrot2 through REST API

Tuning Clustering


Real-time text clustering with Carrot Search

Other related projects based on Carrot2

Closing Remarks

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