COMS E6111-Advanced Database Systems
Fall 2015

Lecture Schedule and Readings



This schedule is subject to changes as the course progresses.

# Date Topic and Readings
1
(slides)
Sep 8
Course Overview.
Information Retrieval I.
2, 3
Sep 15
Sep 22
Information Retrieval II.
  • Christopher D. Manning, Prabhakar Raghavan and Hinrich Schütze, Introduction to Information Retrieval, Cambridge University Press. 2008. Chapter 7 ("Computing Scores in a Complete Search System") and Chapter 11 ("Probabilistic Information Retrieval").
  • Justin Zobel and Alistair Moffat: Inverted Files for Text Search Engines, in ACM Computing Surveys, Vol. 38, No. 2 (2006), Sections 1-12; just skim Section 8.
4, 5
Sep 29
Oct 6

Web Search.

6


Oct 13

Information Extraction, Structured Querying of Text Databases
.
- Oct 20
In class
First Exam (closed book, closed notes)

7


Oct 27

Data Mining I.


-


Nov 3


Election Day (University Holiday): no class


8
Nov 10

Data Mining II.

9
Nov 17

Data Warehousing, OLAP, Decision Support.



10


Nov 24

Mining Time-Series Data.

11

Dec 1
Spatial Data Management.

-

Dec 8
In class
Second Exam (closed book, closed notes)

Luis Gravano
gravano@cs.columbia.edu