COMP90042 Web Search and Text Analysis
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 one-hour lectures (two-per week), 12 one-hour workshops (one-per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
One of the following:
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433-460 Human Language Technology
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the Disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit Website:http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Steven Bird
Associate Professor Tim Baldwin
|Subject Overview:|| |
The web is a vast and expanding storehouse of semi-structured textual information. Accessing and processing this information is one of the major challenges of the information age. In this subject, students study the technologies behind search engines, spam filtering, plagiarism detection, information extraction, question answering and newly emerging fields of information engineering. Topics include: web indexing, query evaluation, probabilistic language modelling, document classification and filtering, grammar and spelling correction, topic detection, cross-language information retrieval, machine translation and summarisation.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject students should have the:
|Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) |
Master of Engineering in Distributed Computing
Master of Science (Computer Science)
Master of Software Systems Engineering
|B-ENG Software Engineering stream |
Master of Engineering (Software)