FileSearchCube: A File Grouping Tool Combining Multiple Types of Interfile-Relationships

  • Yousuke Watanabe
  • Kenichi Otagiri
  • Haruo Yokota
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6184)

Abstract

Files in computers are increasing in number, so we require file management tools to find target files and to classify large groups of files. Our research group has been developing a system that provides virtual directories made up of related files. Many methods to extract inter-file relationships are available, such as word frequency, access co-occurrence, and so on. In practice, users need to select and combine multiple types of inter-file relationships to form groups of files they want. For this purpose, we propose FileSearchCube, a tool for file group analysis that introduces the data-cube concept. FileSearchCube provides cube operations for a set of files, and helps users to find relevant file groups.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yousuke Watanabe
    • 1
  • Kenichi Otagiri
    • 2
  • Haruo Yokota
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Global Scientific Information and Computing CenterTokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Information Science and EngineeringTokyo Institute of Technology 

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