Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: TBA |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
The prerequisites are:
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
Not offered in 2011
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| 433-460 Human Language Technology |
433-467 Text and Document Management
433-660 Human Language Technology
433-667 Text and Document Management
433-476 Text and Document Management
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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/
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:
|Assessment:||Two collaborative and/or individual projects due around weeks 6 and 11 of semester, expected to take about 36 hours (20% each); a research-oriented workshop presentation (10%); and an end-of-semester written examination not exceeding 3 hours (50%).|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have the:
B-ENG Software Engineering stream |
Master of Engineering (Software)
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