Internet Information Gathering

Spring 2008

T/Th 11:00–12:15                    Smith 102a



Course Description

Approaches to information gathering, filtering, and integration including work in the heterogeneous database, information retrieval, and agent-oriented communities. Text indexing, vector-based and probabilistic retrieval, semantic web technologies, wrappers and mediators, query planning and optimization, collaborative filtering, information agents, applications.


Prof. Keith Decker

Room 444 Smith Hall

Office Hours: T/Th 1pm–2pm

Phone: 831-1959

Email: [best way to reach me!]


HW#1A Due Feb 26
HW#1B Due Mar 4

HW#2 Due Mar  25




Service Oriented Computing

Singh & Huhns

Wiley 2005

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