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search algorithm

The unique formula used by search engines for ranking the results of a query. See page ranking.
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Some new searching algorithms called Chaos Optimization Algorithms (COAs) use the properties of chaos like ergodicity as in Li (1998) and Zhang (1999).
After surveying well-known sequential exact and approximate string searching algorithms, this slim monograph proposes hybrid parallel implementations that combine the advantages of static and dynamic parallel methods in order to reduce the load imbalance and communication overhead.
Full-text searching algorithms for documents and textual databases are options but are still technologically cumbersome when working with any sizable database.
String searching algorithms appear in many guises and in applications as diverse as molecular sequence analysis, information retrieval and word processing.