Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

School

Info Tech & Elec Engineering

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour

Prerequisite

INFS2200 or INFS7903

Assessment methods

Project, Final Exam

Course coordinator

Dr Guanfeng Liu (guanfeng.liu@uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

The course studies the theory, design, and implementation of Information Retrieval (IR) techniques in text-based information systems. The theoretical component of the course focuses on IR methods for the processing, indexing, querying, organisation, and classification of textual documents, including hypertext documents available on the world-wide-web. A variety of current research topics are also covered, including social media, recommendation systems, and ranking. The practical component of the course addresses the design and implementation of high-capacity text retrieval and filtering systems such as web search engines.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile