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Interview Question

Software Development Engineer Interview Mountain View, CA

How to design a search engine? If each document contains a

  set of keywords, and is associated with a numeric attribute, how to build indices?
google search engine

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My idea is to use the inverted list to index the words and build a B+ tree to index the numeric attribute.

Interview Candidate on Jul 12, 2009

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