INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS​ Syllabus

A Hunt for Reaching Horizon of Science

Syllabus

UNIT I

Introduction: Definition, Objectives, Functional Overview, Relationship to DBMS, Digital libraries and Data Warehouses, Information Retrieval System Capabilities – Search, Browse, Miscellaneous.

UNIT II

Cataloging and Indexing: Objectives, Indexing Process, Automatic Indexing, Information Extraction, Data Structures: Introduction, Stemming Algorithms, Inverted file structures, N-gram data structure, PAT data structure, Signature file structure, Hypertext data structure –

UNIT III

Automatic Indexing: Classes of automatic indexing, Statistical indexing, Natural language, Concept indexing, Hypertext linkagesDocument and Term Clustering: Introduction, Thesaurus generation, Item clustering, Hierarchy of clusters

UNIT IV

User Search Techniques: Search statements and binding, Similarity measures and ranking, Relevance feedback, Selective dissemination of information search, Weighted searches of Boolean systems, Searching the Internet and hypertext ,Information Visualization: Introduction, Cognition and perception, Information visualization technologies.

UNIT V

Text Search Algorithms: Introduction, Software text search algorithms, Hardware text search systems. Information System Evaluation: Introduction, Measures used in system evaluation, Measurement example – TREC results.

TEXT BOOKS:

1.Information Storage and Retrieval Systems: Theory and Implementation By Kowalski, Gerald, Mark T Maybury Kluwer Academic Press, 2000.

2.Modern Information Retrival By Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Pearson Education, 2007.

3.Information Retrieval: Algorithms and Heuristics By David A Grossman and Ophir Frieder, 2nd Edition, Springer International Edition, 2004.

REFERENCES :

1.Information Retrieval Data Structures and Algorithms By William B Frakes, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Pearson Education, 1992.

2.Information Storage & Retieval By Robert Korfhage – John Wiley & Sons.

3.Introduction to Information Retrieval By Christopher D. Manning and Prabhakar Raghavan, Cambridge University Press, 2008.