Undergraduate Information Science
IS U535: Information Retrieval
Discusses information retrieval including: document models, indexing, query techniques and results evaluation; text analysis for searching, indexing and compression; user interfaces for text and multimedia retrieval; digital libraries. Additional topics may include: parallel and distributed architectures; support for multimedia and image retrieval; specialized query strategies; advanced retrieval models. Coursework includes using and evaluating existing IR systems as well as implementing small-scale applications that illustrate indexing and retrieval strategies.
Credit hours: 4 SH