CSC 575
Winter 2021

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Intelligent Information Retrieval

Lectures and Reading

Date
Lecture Notes and Reading Material
Week 1:
Jan 04-10
Lecture Material
  1. Overview and Background
  2. Evaluation of IR Systems
Readings
Week 2:
Jan 11-17
Lecture Material
  1. Indexing and Document Analysis
  2. Content Analysis & Statistical Properties of Text
Readings
Week 3:
Jan 18-24
Lecture Material
  1. Indexing Implementation Issues
  2. Indexing Models & Term Weighting
Readings
  • Read Chapter 2 of the IR Book
  • Here is good site where you can find descriptions of various string search algorithms along with animation and implementation details.
Week 4:
Jan 25-31
Lecture Material
  1. Retrieval Models and Ranking Systems
  2. Implementation Notes on Vector Space Retrieval
Readings
Week 5:
Feb 01-07
Lecture Material
  1. Query Operation and Word Representation
  2. Relevance Feedback and Personalization I
  3. Releveance Feedback and Personalization II
Readings
Week 6:
Feb 08-14
Lecture Material (Continued from Week 5)
  1. Query Operation and Word Representation
  2. Relevance Feedback and Personalization I
  3. Releveance Feedback and Personalization II
Readings
Week 7:
Feb 15-21
Lecture Material
  1. Text Categorization - Part 1 (KNN, Rocchio)
  2. Text Categorization - Part 2 (Naïve Bayes)
Readings
Week 8:
Feb 22-28
Lecture Material
  1. Clustering Techniques; Clustering in IR
Readings
Week 9:
Mar 01-07
IR on the World Wide Web: Hyperlink Analysis; PageRank

Readings 
  • Read Chapters 19-21 of the IR Book.
Week 10:
Mar 08-14
Web IR: Current Trends and the Future of Search


 
Final Projects Due - Monday. March 15, 11:59 PM

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