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From Prasenjit Mukherjee <prasenj...@aol.com>
Subject Re: Data structure of a Lucene Index
Date Thu, 30 Mar 2006 04:43:11 GMT
I have already gone through the fileformat. What I was looking for, is 
the underlying  theory behind the chosen fileformats. I am sure those 
fileformats were decided based on some theoritical axioms.

--prasen

erik@ehatchersolutions.com wrote:

>
> On Mar 28, 2006, at 11:57 PM, Prasenjit Mukherjee wrote:
>
>> It seems to me that lucene doesn't use B-tree for its indexing  
>> storage. Any paper/article which explains the theory behind data- 
>> structure of  single index(segment).  I am not referring to the  
>> merge algorithm, I am curious to know the storage structure of a  
>> single optimized lucene index.
>>
>> Any pointer is greatly appreciated.
>
>
> How about this for starters?
>
>    http://lucene.apache.org/java/docs/fileformats.html
>
>
>
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