Course Name: 

Information Retrieval (IT458)


B.Tech (IT)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Introduction: Basic Concepts, Information need vs. Query, Modern Search Interface requirements, IR System Architecture, Classic IR Models for unstructured text, preprocessing techniques, Tokenizing, Indexing, and Implementation of IR models, Structured IR models, Multimedia IR, Experimental Evaluation of IR Systems, Implicit and Explicit Relevance Feedback techniques, Document/Query Properties and Representations, Web Search and Link analysis algorithms, Recommender Systems, Learning to Rank and Learning the ranking function based techniques, Machine learning in IR, Selected research papers on emerging trends and open problems in IR.


C. D. Manning et al., "Introduction to Information Retrieval",, Cambridge University Press. 2008.
Baeza-Yates & Ribeiro-Neto, "Modern Information Retrieval", Pearson Education, 2010
Donald Metzler et al., "Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice", Pearson Education, 2010


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