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2II36 Web-based information systems


Last update: 5 Nov 2013; if you notice any outdated or wrong information on this webpage, please e-mail to 2II36.Teachers@gmail.com

Announcements:
  • The current ordering of lectures and the coverage of different topics are tentative. We will have a couple of invited speakers from industry, giving guest lectures. Once they confirm their availability, the schedule will become final.
  • In the first week of the course you will be asked on the preferred form of the exam - online testing open book, online testing closed book, or written closed book exam. More information during the introductory lecture.
Program: BIS, CSE, ES

Course Info: OWInfo

Lecturer: Mykola Pechenizkiy
Contacting:
via e-mail: 2II36.Teachers@gmail.com with a meaningful subject;
in person: option 1: please, do not hesitate to approach me during the 2II36 lecture breaks or right after the lectures on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
option 2: on Mondays 10.00 - 12.00 I have office hours in MF7.099 dedicated for the educational activities;
option 3: if you cannot make it during the lecture breaks or my office hours, please send a meeting request to 2II36.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 2II36.

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
12 Nov 2013
Tuesday
13:45 15:30
PAV u46
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 on Authorship profiling, expected deliverables and presentation
13 Nov 2013
Wednesday
15:45 17:30
Helix 1
Lecture 2: Search Engines Part I.
  • Web dragons and beyond
  • Web search basics
  • SE architecture and Web crawling
15 Nov 2013
Friday
13:45 15:30
PAV u46
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
19 Nov 2013
Tuesday
13:45 15:30
PAV u46
Lecture 4: Sentiment Analysis. (Invited lecture by Thijs Westerveld from Teezir)
  • Opinion mining on the Web
20 Nov 2013
Wednesday
15:45 17:30
Helix 1
Lecture 5: Authorship profiling.
  • 1st hour: Invited lecture by Erik Tromp
  • 2nd hour: Discussion of the project assignment
22 Nov 2013
Friday
13:45 15:30
PAV u46
Lecture 6: Information extraction on the Web.
  • Focused crawling
  • Term extraction and relationship extraction
  • Complex term/event extraction and indexing
22 Nov 2013
Friday
18:00
Deadline: E-mail your group project development plan to 2II36.Teachers@gmail.com.
26 Nov 2013
Tuesday
13:45 15:30
PAV u46
Lecture 7: Social Media Analytics. Part I
  • Basic properties of small- and large-scale networks; network dynamics
  • Diffusion and cascading behavior in networks
27 Nov 2013
Wednesday
15:45 17:30
Helix 1
Lecture 8: Social Media Analytics. Part II
  • Getting to know the nodes better.
  • Authorship identification/attribution/profiling and related topics
29 Nov 2013
Friday
13:45 15:30
PAV u46
Lecture 9: Web Analytics and SMA as input for Marketing/Advertising
  • Design of context-aware/personalized WIS
  • Application scenarios
3 Dec 2013
Tuesday
13:45 15:30
PAV u46
Lecture 10: Experimentation Culture in WIS R&D
  • Invited lecture by Thijs Putman from MastersPortal
  • Design - Deployment - Evaluation cycle; A/B testing
4 Dec 2013
Wednesday
15:45 17:30
Helix 1
Lecture 11: Recommender Systems and Personalization of WIS
  • Popular content- and collaborative-based approaches, plus various hybrids
  • Design issues
  • Issues of trust and vulnerability
5 Dec 2013 -
12 Jan 2014
No 2II36 lectures during this period. You can devote more time to your project.
9 Jan 2014
Thursday
17:00
Deadline: Submit your group project deliverables
  • Detailed instructions can be found in Sakai
13 Jan 2013 Two group project presentations sessions
  • Poster presentation
  • Group project grade contributes 70% to your final course grade
  • Exact time and locations for project presentation sessions will be confirmed before Christmas holidays.
21 Jan 2014
14.00 - 17.00
2XI36 Partial exam.
  • Exam grade contributes 30% to your final course grade
10 Feb 2014 Course grades are sent to the administration
April 2014 Delayed group projects evaluation
27 Apr 2014 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: 5 Nov 2013; if you notice any outdated or wrong information on this webpage, please e-mail to 2II36.Teachers@gmail.com