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Title: A comparison of indexing methods for data broadcast on the air
Authors: Hu, Qinglong
Lee, Dik Lun
Lee, Wang-Chien
Keywords: Indexing methods
Data broadcast
Power conservation
Issue Date: 1998
Citation: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN-12), Tokyo, Japan, 21-23 Jan 1998, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA, USA, 1998, p. 656-659
Abstract: Several indexing techniques for data broadcast on the air have been proposed for power conservation on mobile computers in the past few years. Indexing techniques for broadcast channels can save battery power (estimated by tune-in time) while incurring only limited overhead on access time. In this paper, we compare indexing techniques based on the index tree and the signature methods and find that both methods prevail under different circumstances.
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