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Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice
by W.B. Croft, D. Metzler, T. Strohman - Pearson Education , 2015
This book provides an overview of the important issues in information retrieval, and how those issues affect the design and implementation of search engines. The target audience is advanced undergraduates or graduate students in computer science.
Mathematics for Classical Information Retrieval
by Dariush Alimohammadi, Mary K. Bolin - Zea E-Books , 2010
This book is about Information Retrieval, particularly Classical Information Retrieval. It looks at these topics through their mathematical roots. This book can be helpful for LIS students who are studying IR but have no knowledge of mathematics.
Information Retrieval: A Survey
by Ed Greengrass - University of Maryland , 2000
This is a survey of the state of the art in the dynamic field of information retrieval. Topics covered include: formulation of queries and topic statements, indexing of document collections, methods for computing the similarity of documents, etc.
by C. J. van Rijsbergen - Butterworth-Heinemann , 1979
The material of this book is aimed at advanced undergraduate information or computer science students, postgraduate library science students, and research workers in the field of IR. There is a new chapter on probabilistic retrieval.
Information Retrieval Interaction
by Peter Ingwersen - Taylor Graham Publishing , 2002
The book establishes a unifying scientific approach to IR – a synthesis based on the concept of IR interaction and the Cognitive Viewpoint. It present research and developments in the field of information retrieval based on a new categorisation.
Introduction to Information Retrieval
by Manning, Raghavan, Schütze - Cambridge University Press , 2008
This textbook teaches web-era information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It is written from a computer science perspective by three leading experts in the field.