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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2007 Vol.8 No.4 P.529-537


Monitoring nearest neighbor queries with cache strategies

Author(s):  PAN Peng, LU Yan-sheng

Affiliation(s):  College of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China

Corresponding email(s):   panppl@163.com, lys@mail.hust.edu.cn

Key Words:  K-nearest neighbors (K-NNs), Continuous query, Object cache, Query cache

PAN Peng, LU Yan-sheng. Monitoring nearest neighbor queries with cache strategies[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2007, 8(4): 529-537.

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The problem of continuously monitoring multiple K-nearest neighbor (K-NN) queries with dynamic object and query dataset is valuable for many location-based applications. A practical method is to partition the data space into grid cells, with both object and query table being indexed by this grid structure, while solving the problem by periodically joining cells of objects with queries having their influence regions intersecting the cells. In the worst case, all cells of objects will be accessed once. Object and query cache strategies are proposed to further reduce the I/O cost. With object cache strategy, queries remaining static in current processing cycle seldom need I/O cost, they can be returned quickly. The main I/O cost comes from moving queries, the query cache strategy is used to restrict their search-regions, which uses current results of queries in the main memory buffer. The queries can share not only the accessing of object pages, but also their influence regions. Theoretical analysis of the expected I/O cost is presented, with the I/O cost being about 40% that of the SEA-CNN method in the experiment results.

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