Web Search and Text Analysis (COMP90042) // Further information
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Dr Trevor Cohn
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.
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LEARNING AND TEACHING METHOD
The subject comprises a weekly 2 hour lecture followed by a 1 hour laboratory exercise. Weekly readings are assigned from relevant textbooks and the research literature, and weekly laboratory exercises are assigned. Additionally, a significant amount of project work is assigned.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
At the beginning of the semester, the coordinator will post a list of readings taken from relevant textbooks as well as research literature and research monographs. An indicative source of relevant material is the textbook Speech and Language Processing by Dan Jurafsky and James H. Martin (2008).
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
A growing sector of the IT industry is concerned with leveraging the information that is locked up in semi-structured text data on the web. Large scale analysis and exploitation of this information depends on graduates with a solid grounding in natural language processing and text retrieval algorithms, and experience with implementing systems that are informed by the research literature.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Science (Computer Science) Course Ph.D.- Engineering Course Master of Data Science Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing Specialisation (formal) Computing Specialisation (formal) Software Major Computer Science
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 3 November 2022