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Knowledge File System -- A Principled Approach to Personal Information Management

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Knowledge File System -- A Principled Approach to Personal Information Management
The Knowledge File System (KFS) is a smart virtual file system that sits between the operating system and the file system. Its primary functionality is to automatically organize files in a transparent and seamless manner so as to facilitate easy retrieval. Think of the KFS as a personal assistant, who can file every one of you documents into multiple appropriate folders, so that when it comes time for you to retrieve a file, you can easily find it among any of the folders that are likely to contain it. Technically, KFS analyzes each file and hard links (which are simply pointers to a physical file on POSIX file systems) it to multiple destination directories (categories). The actual classification can be based on a combination of file content analysis, file usage analysis, and manually configured rules. Since the KFS organizes files using the familiar file/folder metaphor, it enjoys 3 key advantages against desktop search based solutions such as Google's Desktop Search, namely 1) ...
Kuiyu Chang, I. Wayan Tresna Perdana, Bramandia Ra
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where ICDM
Authors Kuiyu Chang, I. Wayan Tresna Perdana, Bramandia Ramadhana, Kailash Sethuraman, Truc Viet Le, Neha Chachra
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