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Físréal: a low cost terabyte search engine

Ferguson, Paul and Gurrin, Cathal and Wilkins, Peter and Smeaton, Alan F. (2005) Físréal: a low cost terabyte search engine. In: ECIR 2005 - 27th European Conference on Information Retrieval, 21-23 March 2005, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. ISBN 978-3-540-25295-5

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In this poster we describe the development of a distributed search engine, referred to as Físréal, which utilises inexpensive workstations, yet attains fast retrieval performance for Terabyte-sized collections. We also discuss the process of leveraging additional meaning from the structure of HTML, as well as the use of anchor text documents to increase retrieval performance.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Additional Information:The original publication is available at
Subjects:Computer Science > Information storage and retrieval systems
Computer Science > Information retrieval
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Centre for Digital Video Processing (CDVP)
Published in:Advances in Information Retrieval. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3408. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. ISBN 978-3-540-25295-5
Publisher:Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
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Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:Science Foundation Ireland, SFI 03/IN.3/I361
ID Code:260
Deposited On:07 Mar 2008 by DORAS Administrator. Last Modified 06 May 2010 11:02

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