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Effectively indexing the multi-dimensional uncertain objects for range searching

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Effectively indexing the multi-dimensional uncertain objects for range searching
The range searching problem is fundamental in a wide spectrum of applications such as radio frequency identification (RFID) networks, location based services (LBS), and global position system (GPS). As the uncertainty is inherent in those applications, it is highly demanded to address the uncertainty in the range search since the traditional techniques cannot be applied due to the inherence difference between the uncertain data and traditional data. In the paper, we propose a novel indexing structure, named U-Quadtree, to organize the uncertain objects in a multi-dimensional space such that the range searching can be answered efficiently by applying filtering techniques. Particularly, based on some insights of the range search on uncertain data, we propose a cost model which carefully considers various factors that may impact the performance of the range searching. Then an effective and efficient index construction algorithm is proposed to build the optimal U-Quadtree regarding th...
Ying Zhang, Wenjie Zhang, Qianlu Lin, Xuemin Lin
Added 29 Sep 2012
Updated 29 Sep 2012
Type Journal
Year 2012
Where EDBT
Authors Ying Zhang, Wenjie Zhang, Qianlu Lin, Xuemin Lin
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