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Managing gigabytes. Compressing and indexing documents and images. (English) Zbl 0821.68051
New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold. xiv, 429 p. (1994).
The objective of this book is to introduce a new generation of techniques for managing large collections of documents and images. After reading it, you will understand what these techniques are and appreciate their strengths and applicability. If you wish to experiment on your own information collection, you will be able to use the mg software.
The book should be of interest to general readers who want to learn about this subject, to information professionals who need to become acquainted with the new technology for information management, and to those who wish to gain a detailed technical understanding of what is involved. It is written for an eclectic audience of information systems practitioners, programmers, consultants, librarians, information distributors, professors, students, developers, specification writers, patent examiners, and curious lay people who need an accessible description of this new technology.

68P20 Information storage and retrieval of data
68-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to computer science
68P10 Searching and sorting
data management
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