Information Retrieval and Language Technology

author: Thorsten Joachims, Department of Computer Science, Cornell University
published: Feb. 25, 2007,   recorded: August 2003,   views: 10527


Related Open Educational Resources

Related content

Report a problem or upload files

If you have found a problem with this lecture or would like to send us extra material, articles, exercises, etc., please use our ticket system to describe your request and upload the data.
Enter your e-mail into the 'Cc' field, and we will keep you updated with your request's status.
Lecture popularity: You need to login to cast your vote.

 Watch videos:   (click on thumbnail to launch)

Watch Part 1
Part 1 42:33
Watch Part 2
Part 2 44:00
Watch Part 3
Part 3 46:58


The course will give an overview of how statistical learning can help organize and access information that is represented in textual form. In particular, it will cover tasks like text classification, information retrieval, information extraction, topic detection, and topic tracking. The course will introduce the basic techniques for representing text and analyze their statistical properties. An emphasis of the course will be on giving an overview of interesting learning problems in this area, providing starting points for future research.

Link this page

Would you like to put a link to this lecture on your homepage?
Go ahead! Copy the HTML snippet !

Write your own review or comment:

make sure you have javascript enabled or clear this field: