CS4485 - Information Retrieval

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide a broad view and detailed knowledge of all key topics in modern information retrieval (IR). Basic concepts such as retrieval evaluation, query languages, query operations, indexing and searching are introduced. Some advanced topics including parallel and distributed IR, and multimedia IR are discussed.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information


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