CS 510: Advanced Information Retrieval (Fall 2017)

Instructor: ChengXiang Zhai


  1. Assignment #1: Background, Probability and Statistics.

    Due: Saturday, September 9th at 11:59pm

  2. Assignment #2: Basic Concepts in Information Theory.

    Due: Thursday, September 14th at 11:59pm

  3. Assignment #3: N-Gram Language Model.

    Due: Thursday, September 21st at 11:59pm

  4. Assignment #4: Language Models for Retrieval.

    Due: Thursday, September 28th at 11:59pm

  5. MP1: Two-Stage Smoothing for Information Retrieval.

    Due: Tuesday, October 3rd at 11:59pm

  6. MP2: Word Embeddings.

    Due: Friday, October 13th at 11:59pm

  7. Assignment #5: Word Embeddings.

    Due: Thursday, October 19th at 11:59pm

  8. Assignment #6: Mixture Models and EM Algorithm.

    Due: Thursday, October 26th at 11:59pm

  9. Assignment #7: Bayesian Statistics and LDA.

    Due: Thursday, November 2nd at 11:59pm

  10. MP3: PLSA and the EM Algorithm.

    Due: Tuesday, November 7th at 11:59pm

  11. MP4: Hidden Markov Models.

    Due: Tuesday, November 21st at 11:59pm