Célia Francisca dos Santos

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The unarguably fast, and continuous, growth of the volume of indexed (and indexable) documents on the Web poses a great challenge for search engines. This is true regarding not only search effectiveness but also time and space efficiency. In this paper we present an index pruning technique targeted for search engines that addresses the latter issue without(More)
This article discusses a novel approach developed for static index pruning that takes into account the locality of occurrences of words in the text. We use this new approach to propose and experiment on simple and effective pruning methods that allow a fast construction of the pruned index. The methods proposed here are especially useful for pruning in(More)
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