Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches information retrieval, including web search, text classification, and text clustering from basic concepts. Ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Slides and additional exercises are available for lecturers.
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'This is the first book that gives you a complete picture of the complications that arise in building a modern web-scale search engine. You'll learn about ranking SVMs, XML, DNS, and LSI. You'll discover the seedy underworld of spam, cloaking, and doorway pages. You'll see how MapReduce and other approaches to parallelism allow us to go beyond megabytes and to efficiently manage petabytes.' Peter Norvig, Director of Research, Google Inc.
'… this book sets a high standard …' Natural Language Engineering
'Introduction to Information Retrieval is a comprehensive, authoritative, and well-written overview of the main topics in IR. The book offers a good balance of theory and practice, and is an excellent self-contained introductory text for those new to IR.' Computational Linguistics
'This book provides what Salton and Van Rijsbergen both failed to achieve … Even more important, unlike some other books in IR, the authors appear to care about making the theory as accessible as possible to the reader, on occasion including short primers to certain topics or choosing to explain difficult concepts using simplified approaches. … its coverage [is] excellent, the quality of writing high and I was surprised how much I learned from reading it. I think the online resources are impressive.' Natural Language Engineering
Christopher Manning is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Linguistics at Stanford University. His research concentrates on probabilistic models of language and statistical natural language processing, information extraction, text understanding and text mining.
Dr Prabhakar Raghavan is Head of Yahoo! Research and a Consulting Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University.
Dr Hinrich Schütze resides as Chair of Theoretical Computational Linguistics at the Institute for Natural Language Processing, University of Stuttgart.
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Buchbeschreibung Cambridge University Pr. Sep 2008, 2008. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 261x186x32 mm. Neuware - Class-tested and up-to-date textbook for introductory courses on information retrieval. 496 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780521865715