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CENG 543

Information Retrieval Systems

This course covers the components of information retrieval systems that are used to search within document collections that contain unstructured data. Information retrieval from text documents as well as documents containing rich media (such as images and video) is included in the course contents.

Topics
Boolean Retrieval
Dictionaries and Tolerant Retrieval
Index Construction and Compression
Scoring, Term Weighting, and the Vector Space Model
Evaluation in Information Retrieval
Relevance Feedback and Query Expansion
Probabilistic Information Retrieval
Language Models
Text Classification
Document Clustering
Web Search Basics
Link Analysis
Indexing Images and Video Data
Information Visualization