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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Interesting idea
Date Wed, 10 Jul 2002 17:07:26 GMT
+1 -- Doug is a great source of information on all things indexing 
related.  Reading Doug's emails and articles is
very educational.

Jon Scott Stevens wrote:

>on 7/10/02 9:35 AM, "Doug Cutting" <cutting@lucene.com> wrote:
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>>Nilsimsa appears to use what is called a "signature file" approach in
>>the literature, while Lucene uses an "inverted file".  A search on
>>Google for "signature file versus inverted index" turns up a paper by
>>Zobel et. al. which concludes:
>>
>> Our conclusions are unequivocal. For typical document indexing
>> applications, current signature file techniques do not perform well
>> compared to current implementations of inverted file indexes.
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>>See: http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~pirot/cs6111/Readings/zobel98.pdf
>>
>>Doug
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>Wow! Great response Doug. =) Learn something new every day!
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>-jon
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