CS6200: Information Retrieval

Fall 2015 Syllabus

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This schedule is subject to change. Check back as the class progresses.

CMS refers to Search Engines by Croft, Metzler, and Strohman; MRS refers to Introduction to Information Retrieval by Manning, Raghavan, and Schütze.

  1. Overview of Information Retrieval (10 Sept. 2015)
  2. Architecture of a Search Engine (10 Sept. 2015)
  3. Acquiring Data (10, 17 Sept. 2015)
  4. Processing Text
  5. Ranking with Indexes
  6. Queries and Interfaces
  7. Retrieval Models
  8. Evaluating Search Engines
  9. Classification and Clustering (see also further slides on clustering and classification)
  10. Social Search: Networks of People and Search Engines
  11. Beyond Bag of Words
  12. Review