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Parallel Architectures for Searching the MEDLINE Database

By Suresh Chalasani, Bob Badgett, Jacqueline Pugh, Suresh Chalasani, Bob Badgett M. D and Jacqueline A. Pugh


The MEDLINE database, an online archival of medical research publications, is extensively used by physicians, clinicians and other medical researchers for literature search and information on prior case studies. The size of MEDLINE database is over 40GB. The PubMed is an implementation of MEDLINE and provides basic search capabilities freely via the Internet. The initial search often tends to return excessive irrelevant pointers; so researchers often need to conduct additional searches to refine the search data. In this paper, we will investigate a parallel architecture for searching the MEDLINE database, whic

Year: 2016
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