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2010 IEEE 26th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2010) (2010)
Long Beach, CA, USA
Mar. 1, 2010 to Mar. 6, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-4244-5445-7
pp: 637-648
Haichuan Shang , University of New South Wales, Australia
Ke Zhu , University of New South Wales, Australia
Xuemin Lin , University of New South Wales, Australia
Ying Zhang , University of New South Wales, Australia
Ryutaro Ichise , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
ABSTRACT
A supergraph containment search is to retrieve the data graphs contained by a query graph. In this paper, we study the problem of efficiently retrieving all data graphs approximately contained by a query graph, namely similarity search on supergraph containment. We propose a novel and efficient index to boost the efficiency of query processing. We have studied the query processing cost and propose two index construction strategies aimed at optimizing the performance of different types of data graphs: top-down strategy and bottom-up strategy. Moreover, a novel indexing technique is proposed by effectively merging the indexes of individual data graphs; this not only reduces the index size but also further reduces the query processing time. We conduct extensive experiments on real data sets to demonstrate the efficiency and the effectiveness of our techniques.
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X. Lin, K. Zhu, Y. Zhang, R. Ichise and H. Shang, "Similarity search on supergraph containment," 2010 IEEE 26th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2010)(ICDE), Long Beach, CA, USA, 2010, pp. 637-648.
doi:10.1109/ICDE.2010.5447846
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