Heuristics to Improve the BMW Method and Its Variants

  • Lídia Lizziane Serejo de Carvalho Universidade Federal do Amazonas
  • Edleno Silva de Moura Universidade Federal do Amazonas
  • Caio Moura Daoud Universidade Federal do Amazonas
  • Altigran Soares da Silva Universidade Federal do Amazonas
Keywords: Information Retrieval, Query Processing, Inverted Indexes, Search Engines

Abstract

In this paper, we propose and evaluate heuristics to improve the performance of BMW and its variants. The proposed changes maintain the property of preserving the order of the top ranking results, while reduce query processing times and the amount of memory required for processing queries.

Published
2016-02-26