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DUMAS Report Summary

Project ID: IST-2000-29452
Funded under: FP5-IST
Country: Sweden

Searcher - an information retrieval system

Searcher is an experimental information retrieval system developed at SICS, and currently supports Boolean, Vector Space and structured queries. The document ranking function is a classical combination of term frequency (the importance of a term in a document) and the inverse document frequency (the importance of a term in the collection).

Searcher is publicly released under the MIT license, and the latest version can be retrieved from SICS at

More information on the DUMAS project can be found at:


Rikard CÖSTER, (Researcher)
Tel.: +46-8-6331586
Fax: +46-8-7517230
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