Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
5905156 Introduction to Information Retrieval 3.0 3
Description With the expansion of the World Wide Web (WWW), Web search has become one of the most popular applications. Information retrieval (IR) is a research field that targets at effectively and efficiently searching information in huge amounts of text and multimedia documents. In this course, we will introduce the basic models, text IR, retrieval evaluation, indexing and searching, and applications for IR. Outline: 1. Overview of Information Retrieval 2. Modeling 3. Retrieval Evaluation 4. Text IR 5. Query Languages and Operations 6. Indexing and Searching 7. Applications for IR 8. Web Search