Full-Text Search Engines for Databases

Full-Text Search Engines for Databases

László Kovács (University of Miskolc, Hungary) and Domonkos Tikk (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-058-5.ch053
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Current databases are able to store several Tbytes of free-text documents. The main purpose of a database from the user’s viewpoint is the efficient information retrieval. In the case of textual data, information retrieval mostly concerns the selection and the ranking of documents. We present here the particular solution of Oracle; there for making the full-text querying more efficient, a special engine was developed that performs the preparation of full-text queries and provides a set of language and semantic specific query operators.

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