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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

index

(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

index

(Docket), verb categorize, codify, file, submit

index

(Gauge), noun measure, guide, scale

index

(Relate), verb catalog, class, classify, document, enumerate, group, inventory, itemize, list, specify, record, supply or furnish with reference
See also: arrange, book, classify, clue, codify, directory, enumerate, fix, gist, indicant, indicate, indication, indicator, itemize, ledger, marshal, pigeonhole, record, register, roll, schedule, substance, symbol, symptom, tabulate
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It can produce large quantization error when they are used to create multiple inverted files for large scale retrieval thus deteriorates the search performance.
After the L EMQs are built, they can be used to generate L inverted files when the database vectors are quantized.
In addition, 2-level hierarchical-codebooks are used to build multiple inverted files for more accurate and faster search.
Fidel and Angel, (2002) Fidel Cacheda, Angel Vina, Inverted files and dynamic signature files for optimisation of Web directories, Eleventh International World Wide Web (WWW) Conference, 2002
After this final step, the expanded, weighted query is searched against the inverted file of documents.
One way to improve inverted file compression is to use the cluster property [1] of document collection, which states that term occurrences are not uniformly distributed.
Based on this idea, in this paper we propose a cluster based approach and present two new mixed codes for inverted file index compression: mixed k-base gamma/k-flat binary code and mixed k-base delta/k-flat binary code.
Section 2 describes related work on inverted file indexing.
As for inverted file indexes, one processing heuristic is to select slices in increasing density, so that sparse slices are preferred to dense.
Compression brings considerable benefit to inverted file indexes, and it is natural to ask if the same improvements can be achieved with signature files.
Inverted files on serial computers, though, are the most common method for supporting storage and access within an information retrieval system.
Distributed query processing using partitioned inverted files.