Managing Gigabytes
Compressing and Indexing Documents and Images
Second Edition

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Overview

Chapter 2: Text Compression

Chapter 3: Indexing

Chapter 4: Querying

Chapter 5: Index Construction

Chapter 6: Image Compresion

Chapter 7: Textual Images

Chapter 8: Mixed Text and Images

Chapter 9: Implementation

Chapter 10: The Information Explosion

Appendix A: Guide to the mg System

Appendix B: Guide to the NZDL

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Ian H. Witten, Alistair Moffat, Timothy C. Bell
Last Edited: November 26, 1999

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