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CS6093 Advanced Database Systems (Topics on the Web) Spring 2011
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Introduction Fernando Diaz – Ph.D. in CS, 2007, University of Massachusetts Amherst – Research Scientist, Yahoo! Research – Interests: Information Retrieval, Information Extraction, Time- Sensitive Information http://ciir.cs.umass.edu/~fdiaz/ Cong Yu – Ph.D. in CSE, 2007, Univ. of Michigan – Research Scientist, Google Research – Interests: Information Extraction, Social Data Mining, Structured Data Management http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~congy/
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Go Around the Room Name Program (Undergrad, MS, PhD) Year Interests Also fill the sign up sheet
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Outline Introduction Course Overview – Logistics – Grading – Deadlines – Projects Course Content – Lecture outline How to read and review a research paper
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Research-oriented (i.e., papers and projects) – Lectures involve discussion of research papers – Group projects involve significant coding, as well as more research-ish efforts (i.e., understanding intellectual novelty and technical significance) Keep in mind: the course can often be exploratory in nature and many discussions may not lead to definitive answers Don’t worry, we will guide you through We will focus on the following five main topics – Search and Ranking – Evaluation – Personalization – Information Extraction – Data Mining Course Overview Information Retrieval Data Web
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Logistics (see handout) Time and Location – Mondays 6:00p – 8:25p, RH602 – 10 minute break mid-class Office Hour – M 4:50p – 5:50p, LC246 (starting Feb 7 th ) Website – Currently @ http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~congy/cs6093/s11/ – Moving to Poly CIS server soon Mailing List – to be determined (will be posted on the web)
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Grading Not curve based – You do your job well, you will get a good grade Group project accounts for 75% – 30% mid-term report – 45% final report and demo – Your contribution to the project will be judged by your group members and submitted as part of the report! Class participation accounts for 25% – Reading material will be posted on site a week before class – Quizzes (4) – Participation in class discussion throughout the term Giving brief overview of assigned reading material Asking and answering questions Participating in the final project demo presentation by critiquing other group’s projects
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More on Quizzes Questions on materials covered in recent lectures Questions on core concepts of the assigned reading material Possible short technical review of the assigned paper – three strong points and three weak points
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An Immediate Deadline 2/7: Project selection and group formation – Two weeks from today! – Group size: 3 (ideal) or 4 (discouraged)
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