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Author Arora, S. R. ♦ Dent, W. T.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Binary pattern ♦ File examination ♦ Search techniques ♦ Partitioning ♦ Probabilistic method ♦ Random sequencing ♦ Information retrieval ♦ Graph theory ♦ Tree structures ♦ Mathematical model
Abstract A mathematical model is developed for the mean and variance of the number of trials to recover a given document in a randomly received list of files. The search method described is binary in nature and offers new potential for information retrieval systems.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Arora, S. R.; Dent, W. T.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 12
Issue Number 2
Page Count 4
Starting Page 77
Ending Page 80


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Source: ACM Digital Library