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COMP 419 - Web Information Retrieval

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: COMP 250
This course studies the theory, design and implementation of text-based information systems. The information retrieval core components of the course include efficient text indexing, representation of information needs, several important retrieval models (vector space, probabilistic, inference net, link analysis), web search including crawling, collaborative filtering recommender systems, and experimental evaluation.