Information Retrieval Exercises

Home works, Assignments, and Exercises

  1. Boolean Retrieval

    1. Exercises 1.1 - 1.3

    2. Use the term-document incidence matrix in Figure 1.1 to return the documents related to the query "(Brutus OR Caesar) AND NOT(Antony OR Cleopatra)"

    3. Can you find a general way to process arbitrary Boolean queries as the query in previous exercise?

    4. See the exercises at the end of the slides.

  2. Scoring, Term Weighting & the Vector Space Model

    1. Exercises 6.1 - 6.6

    2. Exercises 6.8 - 6.11

    3. Exercises 6.15 - 6.17

  3. Evaluation in Information Retrieval

    1. Exercises 8.1 - 8.3

    2. Exercises 8.8, 8.9(a-e), and 8.10

  4. Relevance Feedback and Query Expansion

    1. Exercises 9.1 - 9.4, and 9-7

  5. Probabilistic Information Retrieval

    1. Exercises 11.1, 11.2, and 11.4

  6. Language Models for Information Retrieval

    1. Exercises 12.3 - 12.7