On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 06:52:37PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> It's also worth considering that the entire approach is a heuristic,
> really --- getting the furthest-apart pair of seeds doesn't guarantee
> an optimal split as far as I can see. Maybe there's some totally
> different way to do it.
For those of us who don't know what tsearch2/gist is trying to accomplish
here, could you provide some pointers? :-) During my mini-literature-search
on Google, I've found various algorithms for locating clusters in
high-dimensional metric spaces; some of it might be useful, but I might
just be misunderstanding what the real problem is.
 http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/iel5/69/30435/01401892.pdf?arnumber=1401892 ,
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