File IndexBinaryFlat.h

namespace faiss

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Throughout the library, vectors are provided as float * pointers. Most algorithms can be optimized when several vectors are processed (added/searched) together in a batch. In this case, they are passed in as a matrix. When n vectors of size d are provided as float * x, component j of vector i is

x[ i * d + j ]

where 0 <= i < n and 0 <= j < d. In other words, matrices are always compact. When specifying the size of the matrix, we call it an n*d matrix, which implies a row-major storage.

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This source code is licensed under the MIT license found in the LICENSE file in the root directory of this source tree. I/O functions can read/write to a filename, a file handle or to an object that abstracts the medium.

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This source code is licensed under the MIT license found in the LICENSE file in the root directory of this source tree. Since IVF (inverted file) indexes are of so much use for large-scale use cases, we group a few functions related to them in this small library. Most functions work both on IndexIVFs and IndexIVFs embedded within an IndexPreTransform.

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struct IndexBinaryFlat : public faiss::IndexBinary
#include <IndexBinaryFlat.h>

Index that stores the full vectors and performs exhaustive search.

Public Functions

explicit IndexBinaryFlat(idx_t d)
virtual void add(idx_t n, const uint8_t *x) override

Add n vectors of dimension d to the index.

Vectors are implicitly assigned labels ntotal .. ntotal + n - 1

Parameters

x – input matrix, size n * d / 8

virtual void reset() override

Removes all elements from the database.

virtual void search(idx_t n, const uint8_t *x, idx_t k, int32_t *distances, idx_t *labels) const override

Query n vectors of dimension d to the index.

return at most k vectors. If there are not enough results for a query, the result array is padded with -1s.

Parameters
  • x – input vectors to search, size n * d / 8

  • labels – output labels of the NNs, size n*k

  • distances – output pairwise distances, size n*k

virtual void range_search(idx_t n, const uint8_t *x, int radius, RangeSearchResult *result) const override

Query n vectors of dimension d to the index.

return all vectors with distance < radius. Note that many indexes do not implement the range_search (only the k-NN search is mandatory). The distances are converted to float to reuse the RangeSearchResult structure, but they are integer. By convention, only distances < radius (strict comparison) are returned, ie. radius = 0 does not return any result and 1 returns only exact same vectors.

Parameters
  • x – input vectors to search, size n * d / 8

  • radius – search radius

  • result – result table

virtual void reconstruct(idx_t key, uint8_t *recons) const override

Reconstruct a stored vector.

This function may not be defined for some indexes.

Parameters
  • key – id of the vector to reconstruct

  • recons – reconstucted vector (size d / 8)

virtual size_t remove_ids(const IDSelector &sel) override

Remove some ids. Note that because of the indexing structure, the semantics of this operation are different from the usual ones: the new ids are shifted.

inline IndexBinaryFlat()

Public Members

std::vector<uint8_t> xb

database vectors, size ntotal * d / 8

bool use_heap = true

Select between using a heap or counting to select the k smallest values when scanning inverted lists.

size_t query_batch_size = 32