Accurate Approach Towards Efficiency of Searching Agents in Digital Libraries Using Keywords

  • Vijayalakshmi YellepeddiEmail author
  • Manimegalai P
  • Sasidhar Babu Suvanam
Transactional Processing Systems
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The age of information has done it simple for storing huge amount of data. In actual fact, a considerable segment of existing information is accumulated in the text databases that have huge set of documents from different sources like research articles, news articles, books, e-mail messages, web pages and digital libraries. In many text databases, stored data are in the semi-structured format in that they are neither entirely structured nor entirely unstructured. IR (Information Retrieval) field has been growing in parallel using database systems for several years. Contrasting to the databases system fields that have concentrated mainly on transaction and query processing of the structured data, IR is concerned with firm and retrieval of data from a huge quantity of text-oriented documents. Thus, IR tackles with unstructured and/or semi-structured databases. Information security requirements within a firm have experience major variations in the past some decades. By the establishment of computer, the necessary for automated equipment for securing files as well as other information that stored on the computer turned into evident. This is particularly in case of shared information resources via public network. This is the origin for having a secure computer system / the need for computer security. Computer Security can be achieved by Intrusion Detection Systems. In this paper, we address these issues by applying Similarity Search in two diversified fields: Digital Libraries and Computer Security. The paper discusses a fast and efficient similarity search technique for approximate retrieval of books metadata in Digital Libraries. In DLI the books retrieval takes place just by using metadata such as title, year, edition, author, publishing of a book. Though, if metadata is missing, incorrect or unfinished, then it creates the library retrieval system inefficient, incorrect leads too much confusion to the user. In this context even if the query from the user matches partially or fully with a stored pattern, the information related to that be retrieved. The paper talks about a method that functions rapid and effective, language independent, and flexible library retrieval system signature based similarity search. This system is able to retrieve not only the metadata that exactly matches the query but also fairly accurate identical because of missing words, jumbled words and spell mistakes. Fundamentally, signature file approach is used here. A signature file approach looks like the most capable for huge database as it has superior text retrieval features and requires little storage overhead.


Information retrieval Information security Similarity search 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vijayalakshmi Yellepeddi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Manimegalai P
    • 2
  • Sasidhar Babu Suvanam
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringKarpagam UniversityCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringKarpagam UniversityCoimbatoreIndia
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringSNGCEKadayiruppuIndia

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