Challenging Ubiquitous Inverted Files

A.P. de Vries

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Abstract

Stand-alone ranking systems based on highly optimized inverted file structures are generally considered ‘the’ solution for building search engines. Observing various developments in software and hardware, we argue however that IR research faces a complex engineering problem in the quest for more flexible yet efficient retrieval systems. We propose to base the development of retrieval systems on ‘the database approach’: mapping high-level declarative specifications of the retrieval process into efficient query plans. We present the Mirror DBMS as a prototype implementation of a retrieval system based on this approach.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 1st DELOS Network of Excellence Workshop on Information Seeking, Searching and Querying in Digital Libraries
Place of PublicationBiot, France
PublisherEuropean Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM)
Pages13
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)not assigned
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2000
Event1st DELOS Network of Excellence Workshop on Information Seeking, Searching and Querying in Digital Libraries - Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 11 Dec 200012 Dec 2000

Publication series

NameERCIM Workshop Proceedings
PublisherEuropean Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM)
Volume01/W001

Workshop

Workshop1st DELOS Network of Excellence Workshop on Information Seeking, Searching and Querying in Digital Libraries
Period11/12/0012/12/00
Other11-12 Dec 2000

Keywords

  • EWI-7363
  • IR-66474
  • METIS-119425
  • DB-IR: INFORMATION RETRIEVAL

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