Information Retrieval

Information Retrieval
Hours: 3 0 3

Introduction, complications in building a modern web-scale search engine, ranking SVMs, XML, DNS, and LSI. They will also discover the seedy underworld of spam, cloaking, and doorway pages. Study MapReduce and other approaches to parallelism to go beyond megabytes and to efficiently manage petabytes.

Pre-requisites: CS221
Co-requisites: AI, CS

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course