ERIC Number: EJ349624
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Compression of Index Term Dictionary in an Inverted-File-Oriented Database: Some Effective Algorithms.
Wisniewski, Janusz L.
Information Processing and Management, v22 n6 p493-501 1986
Discussion of a new method of index term dictionary compression in an inverted-file-oriented database highlights a technique of word coding, which generates short fixed-length codes obtained from the index terms themselves by analysis of monogram and bigram statistical distributions. Substantial savings in communication channel utilization are noted. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A