This introduction to information retrieval will explore important search techniques including query optimization and text classification. Become familiarized with basic and advanced techniques for text-based information systems. Expand your knowledge of web search engines and apply important text clustering, classification and mining properties to your own search and retrieval efforts.
- Efficient text indexing
- Boolean, vector space, and probabilistic retrieval models
- Ranking and rank aggregation
- Web search engines including crawling and indexing
- Evaluating IR systems
- Web metadata
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