Information Retrieval and Web Search



  • Monday 02/04: Part 1 of the main project has been released! See the Assignments page.
  • Monday 01/28: The warmup assignment has been released and will be due on Monday 02/04. See the Assignments page.
  • Friday 01/25: First lecture of the course. View the course missive.

Come and find out

  • How does a search engine find the pages you want (and why it doesn't)?
  • How does it find similar documents?
  • How does it guess whether you are interested in Apple 1 or Apple 2 ?
  • How can a free service be so profitable?
  • And much, much more...