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Informatics

I427 Search Informatics

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s):

Techniques and tools to automatically crawl, parse, index, store, and search Web information, organizing knowledge that can help meet the needs of organizations, communities and individual users. Social and business impact of search engine technology. As a project, students will build a real search engine and compare it with Google.

Fall 2017


Instructor: Brad Demarest
Time: Multiple Times
Location: Multiple Locations

  • Course History

      Fall 2016


      Instructor: Azadeh Nematzadeh Chekuvar
      Time: Multiple Times
      Location: Multiple Locations

      Fall 2015


      Instructor: David Crandall
      Time: Multiple Times
      Location: Multiple Locations

      Fall 2014


      Instructor: David Crandall
      Time: Multiple Times
      Location: Multiple Locations

      Fall 2013


      Instructor: David Crandall
      Time: 9:30AM-10:45AM Tue, Thu
      Location: Multiple Locations
      Supplementary Description: This is a course about the techniques and tools used to automatically crawl, parse, index, store, rank, and search Web information. By the end of the course, students will have implemented a complete web search engine. Specific topics will include: Overview of the web and search engines, Review of Perl and Linux, Web crawling, Indexing, Vector Space Model, Retrieval and ranking, PageRank, Performance metrics, Search engine optimization and Ethical and legal aspects of web search.

      Fall 2012


      Instructor: David Crandall
      Time: 9:30AM-10:45AM Tue, Thu
      Location: Multiple Locations
      Course File (syllabus or course advertisement)

      Fall 2011


      Instructor: David Crandall
      Time: 9:30AM-10:45AM Tue, Thu
      Location: Multiple Locations

      Spring 2011


      Instructor: David Crandall
      Time: 1:00PM-2:15PM Tue, Thu
      Location: Multiple Locations


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