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IS543 INFORMATION RETRIEVAL

Course Code: 9010543
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Information Systems
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Theoretical and modelling issues in information retrieval: automatic indexing; techniques for searching and ranking output; retrieval output evaluation; classical and user-oriented approaches to automatic classification; relevance feedback; markov models; distributed retrieval; document filtering; cross-language retrieval; the role of decision models and machine learning, in particular learning by observation and learning by induction, in the above processes.