After the course completion students will have a thorough understanding of information retrieval methods used in the World Wide Web. Moreover, the assignments will provide the necessary tools required to develop their knowledge further.
Course Content (Syllabus)
- fundamental issues
- classic information retrieval models
- reference collections
- document preprocessing
- inverted indexing
- signature indexing
- index compression
- relevance feedback
- multimedia retrieval
- retrieval in the world wide web
- parallel and distributed information retrieval
retrieval, web, retrieval models, indexing, parallel and distributed processing
Additional bibliography for study
- Baeza-Yates, R. and Ribeiro-Neto, B., "Modern Information Retrieval", ACM Press, 2011.
- Witten, I.H and Moffat, A. and Bell, T.C., "Managing Gigabytes: Compressing and Indexing Documents and Images", Morgan Kaufmann, 1999.
- Korfhage, R., "Information Storage and Retrieval", John Wiley & Sons, 1997.
- Frakes, W.B. and Baeza-Yates (eds), "Information Retrieval: Data Structures and Algorithms", Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1992.