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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019889D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Oct-07
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Oct-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a simple system that tracks how files on a single machine are related to each other. This information is useful for finding old documents and for various other uses. The common solution is to create an index that can be used for searches. One problem is that the index is large and the maintenance is expansive. The second is that the information is very syntactic in nature. Our solution maintain information on how text (or data) from one file was used in another.