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From Ian Soboroff <>
Subject Re: Search Theory Book
Date Mon, 23 May 2005 20:07:44 GMT
"Monsur Hossain" <> writes:

> Much along the same lines, I'm curious if "Information Retrieval: Data
> Structures and Algorithms" (by William B. Frakes, Ricardo Baeza-Yates) is a
> good resource?  Its referenced a lot in "Modern Information Retrieval", but
> I imagine because its written by the same guys.

It's out of print, and is rather out of date... for example, the
chapter in indexing is neat for the early 90s but not necessarily
relevant when disk is fast and cheap.

There's a web page at with a table of
contents and some code from the book.


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