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Path Indexing for Term Retrieval

Graf, Peter

April 1992, 12 pages.

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Different methods for term retrieval in deduction systems have been introduced in literature. This report reviews the three indexing techniques discrimination indexing, path indexing, and abstraction tree indexing. A formal approach to path indexing is presented and algorithms as well as data structures of an existing implementation are discussed. Eventually, experiments will show that our im- plementation outperforms the implementation of path indexing in the OTTER theorem prover.

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  AUTHOR = {Graf, Peter},
  TITLE = {Path Indexing for Term Retrieval},
  TYPE = {Research Report},
  INSTITUTION = {Max-Planck-Institut f{\"u}r Informatik},
  ADDRESS = {Im Stadtwald, D-66123 Saarbr{\"u}cken, Germany},
  NUMBER = {MPI-I-92-237},
  MONTH = {April},
  YEAR = {1992},