Citations with the tag: QUERY (Information retrieval system)
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- Reviews: Audiovisual.
Bomball, Carol // Book Report; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p65
Reviews the Query information retrieval system for IBM personal computers.
- Query languages.
Socka, George // CMA Magazine; Jun93, Vol. 67 Issue 5, Information Management pIm-3
Discusses the use of general purpose query languages by the end-users of information to turn data to information. Aspects of user-friendliness important in a query language; Issues to be addressed in implementing query languages; Examples of central host-based systems; Downloading the data to a...
- Query utilities with report writers.
Khan, Saad // PC Week; 6/13/94, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p116
Graphs query utilities with report writers. Company; Product and shipment date; Database servers and local file structures supported; Network and client operating systems supported; Data repository features; Cost control query limitations; Graphical query design; Report formatter; Business...
- Frequently asked questions about use of query screens on Pyxis machines.
Khan, Saad // Formulary; Mar2002, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p155
Presents several questions on the use of query screens on Pyxis dispensing machines. Response of the nursing staff to adverse drug effect collection method; Development of the query screens; Implication of the collected data for the improvement of patient care.
- Optimal Partial-Match Hashing Design.
Jagannathan, Raj // ORSA Journal on Computing; Spring91, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p86
This paper suggests a method for determining an optimal hashing design for answering a partial-match query. Solution methods are suggested for the knapsack-type model, derived under the assumption that the attributes in a query are specified independently, It is further shown that the same...
- Queries Dragging? Try Defragging.
Peterson, Eric // SQL Server Magazine; Jul2007, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p10
A letter to the editor is presented that discusses how to fix fragmented indexes that degrade the query.
- IQ/Objects simplifies queries.
Dyck, Timothy // PC Week; 05/19/97, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p67
Evaluates IQ/Objects, a data query and reporting software program from IQ Software. Features; Performance; Price; Pros and cons; Company contact point.
- Determine the Performance Effect of Query Plan Changes.
Randal, Paul S.; Tripp, Kimberly L. // SQL Server Magazine; May2011, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p7
The article provides an answer to a question on how to tell whether the stored procedure query plan changes to improve the central processing unit (CPU) time and logical reads.
- Nervana: The Quest for Discovery.
Brynko, Barbara // Information Today; Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p23
The article features version 3.0 of the Nervana Discovery Solution, a natural language query system that produces smart discovery results, from Nervana Inc.
- FTree query construction for virtual screening: a statistical analysis.
Gerlach, Christof; Broughton, Howard; Zaliani, Andrea // Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design; Feb2008, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p111
FTrees (FT) is a known chemoinformatic tool able to condense molecular descriptions into a graph object and to search for actives in large databases using graph similarity. The query graph is classically derived from a known active molecule, or a set of actives, for which a similar compound has...
- Advanced Indexing Technique for Temporal Data.
Stantic, Bela; Topor, Rodney; Terry, Justin; Sattar, Abdul // Computer Science & Information Systems; 2010, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p679
The article presents a study which describes an investigation of a new approach "Triangular Decomposition Tree" (TD-Tree). It mentions that the approach handles temporal intervals through virtual index structures that depends on geometric interval interpretations. It indicates that an unbalanced...
- Ready for Web query tools?
Schwartz, Mathew // Software Magazine; Jul98, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p35
Focuses on the emergence of new generation of end-user thin-client Web query and reporting tools. Comparison with client/server applications; Features and capabilities of query tools; Applications and uses; Microsoft's OLAP server codenamed Plato; Pros and cons of HTML and Java tools.
- SeqWare Query Engine: storing and searching sequence data in the cloud.
O'Connor, Brian D.; Merriman, Barry; Nelson, Stanley F. // BMC Bioinformatics; Jan2010 Supplement 12, Vol. 11, p1
Background: Since the introduction of next-generation DNA sequencers the rapid increase in sequencer throughput, and associated drop in costs, has resulted in more than a dozen human genomes being resequenced over the last few years. These efforts are merely a prelude for a future in which...
- Semantic-distance based evaluation of ranking queries over relational databases.
Liang Zhu; Qin Ma; Chunnian Liu; Guojun Mao; Wenzhu Yang // Journal of Intelligent Information Systems; Dec2010, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p415
Traditional database search uses pattern match in the comparison process. For a query with some search words, tuples are selected only if the words of the tuples exactly match the query words. In this paper, we propose a new method for evaluating relational ranking queries (or top- N queries)...
- Point-in-Polygon Analysis Under Certainty and Uncertainty.
Leung, Yee; Yan, Jianping // GeoInformatica; Apr1997, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p93
The point-in-polygon query in geographical information systems under certainty and uncertainty is formally analyzed in this paper. It is argued that points and polygons can be precise, fuzzy (imprecise), and random (with error) with different schemes of representations. Under certainty, points...
- A Hybrid Ontology Based Approach for Ranking Documents.
Motiee, Sarah; Nematzadeh, Azadeh; Shamsfard, Mehmoush // Enformatika; 2006, Vol. 11, p55
Increasing growth of information volume in the internet causes an increasing need to develop new (semi)automatic methods for retrieval of documents and ranking them according to their relevance to the user query. In this paper, after a brief review on ranking models, a new ontology based...
- Direct mapping and alignment of protein sequences onto genomic sequence.
Motiee, Sarah; Nematzadeh, Azadeh; Shamsfard, Mehmoush // Bioinformatics; Nov2008, Vol. 24 Issue 21, p2438
Motivation: Finding protein-coding genes in a newly determined genomic sequence is the first step toward understanding the content written in the genome. Sequences of transcripts of homologous genes, if available, can considerably improve accuracy of prediction of genes and their structures,...
- Guest editors� introduction to the special issue on flexible queries in information systems.
Bosc, Patrick; Hadjali, Allel; Pasi, Gabriella // Journal of Intelligent Information Systems; Dec2009, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p235
The article discusses several reports published within the issue including "Relaxing RDF Queries Based on User and Domain Preferences," "Incremental Controlled Relaxation of Failing Flexible Queries," and "A Fuzzy Extension for the XPath Query Language."
- Execute a Stored Procedure Within a Query.
Leiba, Eli // SQL Server Magazine; Oct2010, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p7
A step-by-step instructions for executing a stored procedure within a query is presented.
- Developing a Moving Objects Management System.
Ghajary, Y. E.; Alesheikh, A. A. // Journal of Applied Sciences; 2008, Vol. 8 Issue 21, p3827
The aim of this study are to evaluate the current states of the Moving Objects (MO) systems and extend them to support tracking, indexing, modeling and visual querying of public transportation buses. To evaluate the system, the queries posed by fleet management companies are selected. The...
- CONCEPT-BASED INDEXING IN TEXT INFORMATION RETRIEVAL.
Boubekeur, Fatiha; Azzoug, Wassila // International Journal of Computer Science & Information Technolo; Feb2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p119
Traditional information retrieval systems rely on keywords to index documents and queries. In such systems, documents are retrieved based on the number of shared keywords with the query. This lexicalfocused retrieval leads to inaccurate and incomplete results when different keywords are used to...
- Chapter 6: Advanced Components.
Balog, Krisztian; Yi Fang; De Rijke, Maarten; Serdyukov, Pavel; Luo Si // Foundations & Trends in Information Retrieval; 2012, Vol. 6 Issue 2/3, p198
The article discusses several expertise retrieval models based on associations between people and documents. It informs that strength of association in expertise search models is the result of document-candidate associations. It describes query expansion which includes document-centric expansion...
- Master Budget Project: Delete Query.
Cox, Patricia // Strategic Finance; Jan2012, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p54
The article offers step-by-step instructions for creating a delete query in a master budget project.
- search directory.
Cox, Patricia // Bloomsbury Business Library - Business & Management Dictionary; 2007, p6634
A definition of the term search directory is presented. It refers to a Web site in which links to information are organized into a categorical, alphabetical hierarchy to provide the broadest response to a query.
- Spatial Data Ranking through Skyline Queries.
Nagamani, Kommalapati; Vani, Pushpa // International Journal of Computer Technology & Applications; 2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p489
Spatial database systems manage large collections of geographic entities, which apart from spatial attributes contain nonspatial information (e.g., name, size, type, price, etc.). A spatial preference query(top- k queries) ranks objects based on the qualities of features in their spatial...
- Project Lefty: More Bang for the Search Query.
Varnum, Ken // Computers in Libraries; Apr2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p20
The article focuses on Project Lefty, a search system that adds a layer on top of traditional search tools. According to the author, the system improves search queries and relevance rankings for web-scale discovery tools to make the results themselves more relevant to the specific query of the...
- Lenguajes de consulta para xml: un an�lisis comparativo.
Dominguez, Adelaida Delgado; Baeza-Yates, Ricardo // El Profesional de la Informaci�n; mar/abr2002, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p84
A query language for xml should be flexible enough to cover the whole range of information sources that can be labelled by xml, including databases and web documents. In this article we present a comparative analysis of several query languages that have been created for xml. We study sets of...
- Ontological inference for image and video analysis.
Town, Christopher // Machine Vision & Applications; Jun2006, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p94
This paper presents an approach to designing and implementing extensible computational models for perceiving systems based on a knowledge-driven joint inference approach. These models can integrate different sources of information both horizontally (multi-modal and temporal fusion) and...
- Sketch-Based Spatial Queries for the Retrieval of Human Locomotion Patterns in Smart Environments.
de Silva, Gamhewage C.; Yamasaki, Toshihiko; Aizawa, Kiyoharu // Advances in Multimedia; 2009, Vol. 2009, p1
A system for retrieving video sequences created by tracking humans in a smart environment, by using spatial queries, is presented. Sketches made with a pointing device on the floor layout of the environment are used to formqueries corresponding to locomotion patterns. The sketches are analyzed...
- Efficient Maintenance of Continuous Queries for Trajectories.
Ding, Hui; Trajcevski, Goce; Scheuermann, Peter // GeoInformatica; Sep2008, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p255
We address the problem of optimizing the maintenance of continuous queries in Moving Objects Databases, when a set of pending continuous queries need to be reevaluated as a result of bulk updates to the trajectories of moving objects. Such bulk updates may happen when traffic abnormalities,...
- Image Navigation: A Massively Interactive Model for Similarity Retrieval of Images.
Lee, Jaeyeon; Jeong, Se Yoon; Han, Kyu Seo; Chun, Byung Tae; Bae, Younglae J. // International Journal of Computer Vision; Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 56 Issue 1/2, p131
The ultimate objective of image retrieval research is to improve the user experiences in dealing with images, which happens to be closely related not only to the retrieval accuracy but also to the way he/she interacts with the retrieval tools. In particular, recognizing the subjectivity inherent...
- A new hardware-assisted PIR with O( n) shuffle cost.
Ding, Xuhua; Yang, Yanjiang; Deng, Robert; Wang, Shuhong // International Journal of Information Security; Aug2010, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p237
Since the concept of private information retrieval (PIR) was first formalized by Chor et al., various constructions have been proposed with a common goal of reducing communication complexity. Unfortunately, none of them is suitable for practical settings mainly due to the prohibitively high cost...
- MECHANISMS FOR PARALLEL QUERY EXECUTION.
Suri, Pushpa R.; Rani, Sudesh // Journal of Theoretical & Applied Information Technology; 2008, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p547
Parallel query processing has attained a lot of attention in the database community because customer applications on databases are growing in size and complexity with an ever increasing demand for performance. The main objective of parallel query processing is to achieve speedup, scaleup and...
- Preface to the special issue on PKI.
Dawson, Ed // International Journal of Information Security; 2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p65
Comments on key trends and developments pertaining to public key infrastructures (PKI). Application of public key cryptography; Technical and legal issues on the use of PKI; Proposals for certificate structures and management; Requirements to query databases to identify certificates;...
Dawson, Ed // Foundations & Trends in Databases; 2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1-3, p69
The article presents information on histogram which is a graphical representation showing a visual impression of the distribution of data used in a wide variety of modern computer systems. It discusses two classical types of histograms like equi-width and equi-depth over real-valued data. It...
Dawson, Ed // Foundations & Trends in Databases; 2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1-3, p144
The article presents information on wavelet, a mathematical tool for extracting information from many different kinds of data including audio signals and images. It discusses the construction and properties of wavelet synopses optimized for L2 (sum-squared) error metrics. It further describes...
- Collaborative Caching Architecture for Continuous Query in Mobile Database.
Elfaki, Mohamed Ahmed; Ibrahim, Hamidah; Mamat, Ali; Othman, Mohamed // American Journal of Economics & Business Administration; 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p33
The article presents a study on the development of a collaborative caching architecture for uninterrupted query in mobile database. It mentions the use of a Cluster Cache Collaborative (CCC) for reducing the average delay and increasing the local cache hit ratio. It notes several factors...
- Tricks of the clicks.
Bentley, Ross // Caterer & Hotelkeeper; 10/27/2005, Vol. 195 Issue 4397, p58
This article presents technical maneuvers to help hotels serious about appearing at the top of searches via leading search engines. This practice, known technically as search engine optimization, works by creating a site that has enough popularity to get itself noticed while also maintaining...
- Comparing Rank and Score Combination Methods for Data Fusion in Information Retrieval.
Hsu, D. Frank; Taksa, Isak // Information Retrieval; Sept2005, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p449
Combination of multiple evidences (multiple query formulations, multiple retrieval schemes or systems) has been shown (mostly experimentally) to be effective in data fusion in information retrieval. However, the question of why and how combination should be done still remains largely unanswered....
- Choosing a Search Engine.
Guenther, Kim // Online; Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p48
This article offers insights into criteria to consider for reviewing requirements for search engines. All search engines share the same core foundational concepts. These concepts can be summed up in two words, namely, recall and relevance. Recall is the measure of how much is returned following...
- Diagnostic decision support in ophthalmology.
Odufuwa, T. O. Bola; Solebo, Lola; Low, Sancy // Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare; Jul2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p44
Isabel is a Web-based, diagnostic decision support tool designed to provide a differential diagnosis of a patient's condition for interpretation by a qualified health-care professional. We investigated the accuracy of the Isabel system in ophthalmic primary care. A total of 100 case histories...
- Efficiently support concurrent queries in multiuser CBIR systems.
Danzhou Liu; Kien Hua; Ning Yu // Multimedia Tools & Applications; May2009, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p273
Abstract��Various techniques have been developed for different query types in content-based image retrieval systems such as sampling queries, constrained sampling queries, multiple constrained sampling queries, k-NN queries, constrained k-NN queries, and multiple localized k-NN queries. In...
- A Neural Network based Software Retrieval System with Fuzzy-Related Thesaurus.
Huilin ye // International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research; 2007, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p78
The qualities of both the classification and retrieval queries have significant impacts on the retrieval performance of a software retrieval system. A classification scheme based on a Nested Self-Organising Map (NSOM) and a query refinement mechanism based on a fuzzy-related thesaurus were...
- Intrusion Detection by Backpropagation Neural Networks with Sample-Query and Attribute-Query.
Ray-I Chang; Liang-Bin Lai; Wen-De Su; Jen-Chieh Wang; Jen-Shiang Kouh // International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research; 2007, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p6
The growing network intrusions have put companies and organizations at a much greater risk of loss. In this paper, we propose a new learning methodology towards developing a novel intrusion detection system (IDS) by backpropagation neural networks (BPN) with sample-query and attribute-query. We...
- Fuzzy Extended Dependencies to Support Decision-Making in Project Management.
Araque, Francisco; Carrasco, Ram�n; Salguero, Alberto G.; Vila, Amparo; Mart�nez, Luis // Journal of Multiple-Valued Logic & Soft Computing; 2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3-5, p435
Project management is becoming an important key process in industrial engineering in order to choose suitable and profitable projects for the companies. We have focused our interest from the manager point of view that needs quality data to make decisions about which kind of projects are more...
- A Query System for XML Data Stream and its Semantics-based Buffer Reduction.
Chi Yang; Chengfei Liu; Jianxin Li; Xu Yu, Jeffrey; Junhu Wang // Journal of Research & Practice in Information Technology; May2010, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p111
With respect to current methods for query evaluation over XML data streams, adoption of certain types of buffering techniques is unavoidable. Under lots of circumstances, the buffer scale may increase exponentially, which can cause memory bottleneck. Some optimization techniques have been...
- Hybrid Method for Storing and Querying Ontologies in Databases.
Vysniauskas, E.; Nemuraite, L.; Paradauskas, B. // Electronics & Electrical Engineering; 2011, Issue 115, p67
The goal of the paper is to present a method based on reversible, information preserving transformations and transformation algorithms between OWL 2 ontology and relational database (OWL2ToRDB). The authors propose the hybrid approach, when a part of ontology constructs is directly represented...
- Grab fresh Internet data -- on your own terms.
Hiltz, Kara; Kavanagh, Sean // Inside Microsoft Excel; Mar2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p1
The article offers tips on how to create dynamic web queries in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet application. It explores how web queries work by understanding the built-in web query. It also mentions the importance of analyzing a web query's Uniform Resource Locator (URL) to determine its search...
- Implicit Semantic Relations Identification through Distributed Representations for Effective Text Retrieval.
Prasath, Rajendra // DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology; Jul2011, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p242
The modern commercial search methods have proved the efficiency of information retrieval (IR) technologies and made knowledge dissemination simpler where as finding the relevant text documents, given a query, is becoming much more complex day after day. Almost all information retrieval systems...
- Interactive and Automatic Query Expansion: A Comparative Study with an Application on Arabic.
Kanaan, Ghassan; Al-Shalabi, Riyad; Ghwanmeh, Sameh; Bani-Ismail, Basel // American Journal of Applied Sciences; 2008, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p1433
Much attention has been paid to the relative effectiveness of Interactive Query Expansion (IQE) versus Automatic Query Expansion (AQE). This research has been shown that automatic query expansion (collection dependent) strategy gives better performance than no query expansion. The percentage of...