COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Information Retrieval
Course Code: 
18CA431
Year Taught: 
2018
Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Kochi
Mysuru
Amritapuri

'Information Retrieval' is a course offered in M. C. A. (Master of Computer Applications) program at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Introduction to Information retrieval - Information Need and User Query - IR domains - Boolean Expression Based Retrieval: Vocabulary and Postings – Lists – Dictionaries and Tolerant Retrieval – Index Construction and Compression - Scoring and Vector Space Model – Score Computation – Evaluating Information Retrieval Systems – Relevance Feedback and Query Expansion – XML Based Retrieval– Probabilistic Models – Language Models – Text Classification – Vector Space Classification – SVM Based Document Classification –Latent Semantic Indexing – Web Search – Web Crawlers – Link Analysis – Unstructured Data Retrieval Semantic Web – Ontology - Implementations using Natural Language Toolkit.

  • C. Manning, P. Raghavan and H. Schütze, “Introduction to Information Retrieval”, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • R. Baeza-Yates and B. Ribeiro Neto, “Modern Information Retrieval: The Concepts and Technology Behind Search”, Second Edition, Addison Wesley, 2011.
  • David A. Grossman and OphirFrieder “Information Retrieval: Algorithms and Heuristics”, Second Edition, Springer 2004.