Tentative schedule along with projects and homework due dates.
See the syllabus for the main textbook and a list of references.
The main textbook is Introduction to Information Retrieval by Manning, Raghavan, and Schutze, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
The textbook is available online from http://nlp.stanford.edu/IR-book/information-retrieval-book.html
Follow this link for course notes in PowerPoint and this link for course notes in PDF.
- Homework 1
- Homework 2
- Homework 3
- Homework 4
- Homework 5
Please follow these instructions when submitting your work.
After completing the course, students will be able to
- Explain basic information retrieval models such as vector space model and probabilistic model
- Evaluate the performance of information retrieval systems
- Analyze information retrieval systems such as web search engine using the principles of IR
- Design and implement a simple web search engine
Here is a partial list of information retrieval and web search courses at various universities.
A partial list of IR related textbooks
This directory contains code examples that may be useful.
If you'd like to parse and search Chinese text, the files in this directory can get you started.