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ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), Volume 19 Issue 2, April 2001

Query-based sampling of text databases
Jamie Callan, Margaret Connell
Pages: 97-130
DOI: 10.1145/382979.383040
The proliferation of searchable text databases on corporate networks and the Internet causes a database selection problem for many people. Algorithms such as gGLOSS and CORI can automatically select which text databases to search for a given...

SALSA: the stochastic approach for link-structure analysis
R. Lempel, S. Moran
Pages: 131-160
DOI: 10.1145/382979.383041
Today, when searching for information on the WWW, one usually performs a query through a term-based search engine. These engines return, as the query's result, a list of Web pages whose contents matches the query. For broad-topic queries, such...

Complete answer aggregates for treelike databases: a novel approach to combine querying and navigation
Holger Meuss, Klaus U. Schulz
Pages: 161-215
DOI: 10.1145/382979.383042
The use of markup languages like SGML, HTML or XML for encoding the strucutre of documents or linguistic data has lead to many databases where entries are adequately described as trees. In this context querying formalisms are interesting that offer...