Information Retrieval and Web Search - COMP6714

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Computer Science and Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: (COMP9020 and COMP9021) or COMP9024

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Information Retrieval: (a) Document modeling (b) Inverted index construction and compression (c)Vector space model and ranking methods (d) Probabilistic and language models (e) Evaluation methods (f) Relevance feedback and query expansion.

Web Search: (a) Web search engine architecture (b) Web crawling and indexing (c) Web structure and usage analytics.

The lecture materials will be complemented by projects and assignments.

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