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Information Retrieval Algorithms and Heuristics

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ISBN-10: 1402030037

ISBN-13: 9781402030031

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: David A. Grossman, Ophir Frieder

List price: $279.99
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Interested in how an efficient search engine works? Want to know what algorithms are used to rank resulting documents in response to user requests? The authors answer these and other key information retrieval design and implementation questions. This book is not yet another high level text. Instead, algorithms are thoroughly described, making this book ideally suited for both computer science students and practitioners who work on search-related applications. As stated in the foreword, this book provides a current, broad, and detailed overview of the field and is the only one that does so. Examples are used throughout to illustrate the algorithms. The authors explain how a query is ranked…    
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Book details

List price: $279.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 10/21/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 332
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Retrieval Strategies
Retrieval Utilities
Cross-Language Information Retrieval
Efficiency
Integrating Structured Data and text
Parallel Information retrieval
Distributed Information retrieval
Summary and Future Directions References
Index