Managing gigabytes: compressing and indexing documents and images

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1994 - Business & Economics - 429 pages
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Offers both students and professionals guidance on large-scale information systems. This resource describes a new generation of techniques for compressing, storing, and retrieving information--both machine readable text and optically scanned documents. Appropriate for information science and information retrieval courses.

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User Review  - juha - LibraryThing

A hard-core approach to information retrieval. I didn't appreaciate this book until recently, when I started to look for ways to reduce I/O. The use of compression in storing the text, integers, lexicon and inverted list is detailed beautifully. Read full review

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Text Compression
21
Indexing
72
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