Sorting Out the Document Identifier Assignment Problem

  title={Sorting Out the Document Identifier Assignment Problem},
  author={Fabrizio Silvestri},
The compression of Inverted File indexes in Web Search Engines has received a lot of attention in these last years. Compressing the index not only reduces space occupancy but also improves the overall retrieval performance since it allows a better exploitation of the memory hierarchy. In this paper we are going to empirically show that in the case of collections of Web Documents we can enhance the performance of compression algorithms by simply assigning identifiers to documents according to… CONTINUE READING
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