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2II35 Web information systems


Last update: 9 Sep 2012; if you notice any outdated or wrong information on this webpage, please e-mail to 2II35.Teachers@gmail.com

Program: BIS, CSE, ES

Course Info: OWInfo

Lecturer: Mykola Pechenizkiy
Contacting:
via e-mail: 2II35.Teachers@gmail.com with a meaningful subject;
in person: option 1: please, do not hesitate to approach me during the 2II35 lecture breaks on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10.45 - 12.30; option 2: on Mondays 10.00 - 12.00 I have office hours in MF7.099 dedicated for the educational activities; list with available time lots is hanging by the door; option 3: if you cannot make it during the lecture breaks or my office hours, please send a meeting request to 2II35.Teachers@gmail.com indicating your availability for the corresponding period;

Course Materials: Handouts, reading and guidelines will be available via Sakai Learning Management System. Please register using your TU/e login, and join 2II35.

Course Syllabus:

The schedule is tentative and some changes are possible as before the course starts as during the course depending on our speed.
Date, Time, and Room Lecture Title and Contents
13 Nov 2012
Tuesday
10:45 12:30
PAV B2
Lecture 1: Introduction to the course
  • What IS is and what's special about WIS
  • Trends in WIS
  • Course overview and Q&A session
  • Group project examples, expected deliverables and presentation
14 Nov 2012
Wednesday
10:45 12:30
AUD 1
Lecture 2: Search Engines Part I.
  • Web dragons and beyond
  • Web search basics
  • SE architecture and Web crawling
15 Nov 2012
Thursday
10:45 12:30
PAV B2
Lecture 3: Search Engines Part II.
  • Dealing with a variety of information needs and information resources
  • Social Search and Personalization
  • Decentralized search in small-world and P2P networks http://www.stanford.edu/class/cs224w/slides/04-navigation.pdf
20 Nov 2012
Tuesday
10:45 12:30
PAV B2
Lecture 4: Sentiment Analysis. (Invited lecture by Thijs Westerveld from Teezir)
  • Opinion mining on the Web
21 Nov 2012
Wednesday
10:45 12:30
AUD 1
Lecture 5: Information extraction on the Web.
  • Focused crawling
  • Term extraction and relationship extraction
  • Complex term/event extraction and indexing
  • Question answering on the Web
22 Nov 2012
Thursday
10:45 12:30
PAV B2
Lecture 6: Web engineering and Semantic web
  • 1st hour: Invited lecture by George Fletcher
  • 2nd hour: Co-evolving Document collections and Knowledge structures
27 Nov 2012
Tuesday
10:45 12:30
PAV B2
Lecture 7: Recommender Systems
  • Popular content- and collaborative-based approaches, plus various hybrids
  • Design issues
  • Issues of trust and vulnerability
28 Nov 2012
Wednesday
10:45 12:30
AUD 1
Lecture 8: Experimentation Culture in WIS R&D
  • 1st hour: Invited lecture by Thijs Putman from MastersPortal
  • 2nd hour: Evaluation of WIS: Design - Deployment - Evaluation cycle; A/B testing
29 Nov 2012
Thursday
10:45 12:30
PAV B2
Lecture 9: Web Analytics and Advertising on the Web
  • 1st hour: Invited lecture by Guido Budziak from Adversitement
  • 2nd hour: Design of Context-aware WIS
4 Dec 2012
Tuesday
10:45 12:30
PAV B2
Lecture 10: Social Networks Part I.
  • Basic properties of small- and large-scale networks
  • Network dynamics
5 Dec 2012
Wednesday
10:45 12:30
AUD 1
Lecture 11: Social Networks Part II.
  • Diffusion and cascading behavior in networks
  • Case study
6 Dec 2012
Thursday
10:45 12:30
PAV B2
Lecture 12: Past, Present and Future of WIS
  • Highlight of topics not covered in the course
  • Where WIS R&D is heading to
7 Dec 2012
Friday
17:00
Deadline: Discussion of project proposals in groups (if you have not done this in October)
  • Form groups
  • Discuss the motivation, goals and scope of your project
  • Sketch your project assignment description and submit it in Sakai and e-mail a copy to 2II35.Teachers@gmail.com
7 Dec 2012 -
14 Jan 2013
No 2II35 lectures between these dates. There will be opportunities to discuss group project proposals and the progress.
11 Jan 2012
Friday
17:00
Deadline: Submit your group project deliverables
  • Detailed instructions can be found in Sakai
15-25 Jan 2013 Group project presentations sessions
  • Demo plus poster presentation,
  • Group project grade contributes 70% to your final course grade
  • Exact dates, times and locations for project presentations will confirmed before Christmas holidays.
tbc 2XI35 Written partial exam (closed book).
  • Complete list of questions from which the exam to be composed will be available by Dec 9th.
  • Exam grade contributes 30% to your final course grade
10 Feb 2012 Course grades are sent to the administration.
April 2012 Delayed group project presentations
  • Demo plus poster presentation
  • Group project grade contributes 70% to your final course grade
  • There is no re-exam for the partial exam 2XI35
27 Apr 2012 Revised course grades are sent to the administration.

Remarks:

  • Please notice that this schedule is indicative and some changes may be still possible.
  • Exact time slots and locations for group project presentations (in January before the examination period) will be re-confirmed before the Christmas holidays.
  • Last update: 9 Sep 2012; if you notice any outdated or wrong information on this webpage, please e-mail to 2II35.Teachers@gmail.com