Information Retreival

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Information Retreival

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

     

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    The goal of this course is to learn how search engines and other information retrieval systems work, to understand their principles and methods, and to acquire some basic skills in programming important aspects of such systems.

    COURSE CONTENT
    This course covers the aspects of indexing, Boolean retrieval, query types, query execution, the vector space model, web crawling, networks, link analysis, PageRank, classification, clustering, and more.

    TEACHING METHODS
    Lectures and practical work

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Midterm exam, final exam, and assignments

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Programming skills will be an advantage.

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