CSCI-5417 (3) Information Retrieval Systems

Addresses practical issues in the design, implementation and analysis of modern information retrieval systems. The major focus is on Web-based applications including ad hoc retrieval, classification, and clustering. Introduces the use of open source retrieval systems, standard evaluation metrics and gold-standard evaluation collections. Formerly CSCI 7000. Prerequisites: Restricted to graduate students or Computer Science Concurrent Degree majors only.