CS 4300

CS 4300

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

How to make sense of the vast amounts of information available online, and how to relate it and to the social context in which it appears? This course introduces basic tools for retrieving and analyzing unstructured textual information from the web and social media. Applications include information retrieval (with human feedback), sentiment analysis and social analysis of text. The coursework will include programming projects that play on the interaction between knowledge and social factors.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: linear algebra: strong performance in MATH 2940 or equivalent; discrete math: strong performance in CS 2800 or equivalent. The linear algebra and discrete math requirements can also be fulfilled with strong performance in INFO 2950. Programming proficiency: CS 2110 or equivalent and strong Python skills and familiarity with IPython Notebooks. If you do not meet these prerequisites, enrollment requires instructor permission. 

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: INFO 4300

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Language and Information

  • 11838 CS 4300   LEC 001