“This book is the Bible for anyone who needs to manage large data collections. Managing Gigabytes: Compressing and Indexing Documents and Images. Managing Gigabytes: Compressing and Indexing Documents and. Images-Ian H. Witten, Alistair Moffat, and Timothy C. Bell (New. York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. Managing Gigabytes: Compressing and Indexing Documents and Images. 3. Author(s). I.H. Witten ; A. Moffat ; T.C. Bell. View All Authors. Sign In or Purchase.
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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Where appropriate, pseudocode is included to communicate the algorithms unambiguously. Product details Hardcover Publisher: Whatever your field, if you work with large quantities of information, this book is essential reading–an authoritative theoretical resource and a practical guide managin meeting the toughest storage and access challenges.
Although, after a particularly envigorating discussion of how to string together a bunch of techniques to compress their corpus and save a couple MB, I did a check and found you could buy MB of RAM for less than the cost of indexibg book.
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The book tends to assume that the set of texts to be searched is static – if new documents can be added or old ones deleted it makes the whole problem much harder and many of MG’s techniques are no longer relevant.
He has written several books, the latest being Managing Gigabytes and Data Miningboth from Morgan Kaufmann. The use of compression in storing the text, integers, lexicon and inverted list is detailed beautifully. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Compressing and Indexing Documents and Images ] [Author: These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Book ratings by Goodreads. This is the only book there is that will actually teach you how to build an information retrieval system aka search engine.
Dispatched from the UK in 5 business days When will my order arrive? RAM and disk are cheap, but not that cheap, and for now terabytes and sometimes petabytes are managed only by NASA, Google, and a few others.
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Please try again later. If all else fails, however, the free managjng source code for the mg system can fill in any gaps. While this book was published almost two decades ago, imaged is still the best introductory text to the topic of information retrieval.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The ideas on compression and efficiency described in the book and implemented in the software are the best that I know of in the public domain, and I’ve looked!
But with “Managing Gigabytes”, it’s all here. Well organised, presented and fully informative. You can clearly see that the authors have a genuine interest in the field!
Review Text “This book is the Bible for anyone managkng needs to manage large data collections. However I think it spends a little too much time on compression techniques and lacks a good discussion of incremental or on-line indexing. All in all, this is the best computer science book I’ve purchased in years. Although, after a particularly envigorating discussion of how to string together a bunch of techniques to compress their corpus and save a couple MB, I did a check and found you could buy MB of RAM for less than the cost of the book.
Digital Watermarking and Steganography Ingemar Cox. What distinguishes this book from is that it doesn’t assume any previous knowledge – technical or otherwise – on the topic, and builds all ideas and concepts presented from the ground up.
Just on a personal note, it would be great to see some emphasis in the future editions in regards to web mining applications.
As others have said, MG is a good introductory text for Information Comprsssing.
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No eBook available Elsevier. WittenAlistair MoffatTimothy C. But with “Managing Gigabytes”, it’s all here. Knowledge is Power, but sometimes a little cash is more powerful. It’s required reading for our search gurus at Infoseek.
It covers the latest developments in mnaging and indexing and their application on the Web and in digital libraries.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The authors have done an outstanding job of incorporating and describing the most significant new research in information retrieval over the past dcuments years into this second edition. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The second part is indexing plus some query which I highly recommended because it is “practical”. RAM and disk are cheap, but not that cheap, and for now terabytes and sometimes petabytes are managed only by NASA, Google, and a few others.
If you’re interested in implementing your own IR system, there’s nothing available that comes close to this book. There are several examples that break down complex processes into simple and easy to understand logic and the pages provides a smooth flow of the structured topics.
It discusses all the algorithms and tradeoffs, and comes with free downloadable source code to experiment with. If you care about search engines, you need this book: He has published widely on digital libraries, machine learning, text compression, hypertext, speech synthesis and signal processing, and computer typography.
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I use the free MG software in my research on information retrieval, indexung this book is an indispensible supplement to the software. It discusses all the algorithms and tradeoffs, and comes with free downloadable source code to experiment with.
The ideas are very well explained, and the problems are solved in a stepwise fashion, leading from a simple, inefficient solution to a problem to a kndexing complex, efficient one.