CSCI 373 -- Information Retrieval and Web Search

The objectives of this course are as follows: (1) To develop an understanding of the record structures and text processing required to produce basic document retrieval systems; (2) To develop a basic understanding of the major "content-based" retrieval approaches--Boolean, vector space, and probabilistic approaches, primarily; (3) To become more critical of the available features on commercial information retrieval systems through case studies of web agents, spiders, robots and search engines.

Instructor: Rebecca Bruce Location: Robinson Hall 217    Time: Wed., 6:00-8:30pm Text: Modern Information Retrieval by Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Berthier Ribeiro-Neto

Course Information

This course is very similar to the IR course taught at the University of Texas by Ray Mooney.

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