|Postgraduate Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Leader: B Srinivasan
Caulfield First semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: Information retrieval: overview of information, applications of variable-length data, characteristics of ill-structured data, indexing and retrieval methods including full file inversion, signature files and videotext systems. Optical storage systems including CD-ROM; multimedia technology including videotext and laser discs, specific products. Query languages: man-machine dialogues including procedural and non-procedural approaches; forms-based methods such as QBE; natural language interfaces; intellect; intelligent interfaces; Hypertext; evolutionary trends.
Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 50% + Practical work: 50%
Contact Hours: 4 hours per week
Prerequisites: CSE9002 or equivalent
Prohibitions: COT4300, CSE3201