Information Retrieval - CS60092

Spring Semester - 2016-17


Animesh Mukherjee and Pawan Goyal

Course Timings


Monday - 8:00 - 10:00 (CSE-120)

Tuesday - 12:00 - 13:00 (CSE-120)

Teaching Assistants

Mayank Singh, Koustav Rudra, Suman Kalyan Maity and Sandipan Sikdar


First Class on January 9th, 8:00 AM.

Mid-sem report for the project is due on March 9th.

Special lectures on Distributed Indexing by Prof. Jiaul Haque Paik, CET, IITKGP on March 15th and 17th, 6:30 - 8:00 PM, CSE 120.

Lecture Slides

January 9th, 2017 Introduction
January 10th, 2017 Boolean Retrieval
January 16th, 2017 Pre-processing
January 17th, 2017 Skip Pointers, Dictionaries
January 23rd - January 31st, 2017 Crawler, Link analysis, Trawling
February 6th, 2017 Dictionaries and Tolerant Retrieval
February 7th, 2017 Index Constructions - I
March 6th, 2017 Index Constructions - II
March 7th, 2017 Index Compression
March 14th, 2017 Vector Space Model
March 15th, 2017 Introduction to Map-Reduce I
March 17th, 2017 Introduction to Map-Reduce II
March 20th, 2017 IR Evaluation
March 21st, 2017 Relevance Feedback
April 14th, 2017 Relevance Feedback, Query Expansion
April 14th, 2017 Language Modeling
April 17th, 2017 Probabilistic Information Retrieval
April 17th, 2017 Text Classification

Text and Reference Literature

  1. Manning, Christopher D., Prabhakar Raghavan, and Hinrich Sch├╝tze. Introduction to information retrieval, Cambridge: Cambridge university press, 2008.