Managing gigabytes: compressing and indexing documents and images
Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1994 - Business & Economics - 429 pages
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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