Computer Laboratory

Course pages 2014–15

Information Retrieval

Lecture Notes

Lecture 1: Introduction and Boolean Retrieval. Handout

Lecture 2: Data structures and Algorithms for Indexing. Handout

Lecture 3: Index Construction and tolerant retrieval. Handout. Animated sequence for edit distance. Note: context-sensitive error correction and distributed indexing were not covered in the lecture and are therefore non-examinable.

Lecture 4: Term Weighting and the Vector Space Model. Handout

Lecture 5: Evaluation. Handout

Lecture 6: Clustering. Handout. And here is the Data Set: Rat CNS development.

Lecture 7: Text Classification. Handout

Lecture 8: Link Analysis. Handout

Exercises for Supervision

Exercises/exam question sorted by lecture can be found HERE