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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Data structure of a Lucene Index
Date Wed, 29 Mar 2006 12:13:19 GMT

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?

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