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YASE is a text indexing and retrieval system (search engine). It is designed to process large collections easily. All words are indexed and can be optionally stemmed. The query tool supports searching all/any terms and can rank query results by relevance using the cosine measure. YASE can be customised to read various types of documents by providing a suitable filter to extract text from the document. It can also scan existing directory structures or Web sites for documents. A single database can refer to files in multiple directories or Web site. Last, the program is easy to use because there are only two commands: one to build a database, and the other to query it.
DocumentationUser guide available from http://www.mazumdar.demon.co.uk/yase_config.html; Programmer command reference available from http://www.mazumdar.demon.co.uk/yase_commands.html
released on 10 April 2001
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||10 April 2001|
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 April 2003.