The course deals with retrieval technologies behind search engines,
such as Google.
Lecturer: Dr. Victor Lavrenko
TA: Dominik Wurzer
Lectures: 12:10 Mondays and Thursdays in
Hume Tower, Faculty Room South
Python tutorial: Appleton Tower room 4.12, 4-5:30pm Thursday 18/09 or 4-5:30pm Friday 19/09
Lab sessions: Appleton Tower room 4.12, please sign up
Assessment: Final exam: 70% of the mark. Courseworks: 30%.
Policy on late submissions and plagiarism.
Discussion forum: use this to ask questions about lectures,
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Course overview (from 2009, topics may change)
Introduction: documents, queries, bag-of-words trick
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Readings: SE Ch. 1 and 2
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