INFO 4300

INFO 4300

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

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: 1) Linear algebra: strong performance in MATH 2940 or equivalent; 2) Discrete math: strong performance in CS 2800 or equivalent. Note: The linear algebra and discrete math requirements can also be fulfilled with a strong performance in INFO 2950; and 3) Programming proficiency: CS 2110 or equivalent with strong Python skills and familiarity with IPython Notebooks, or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (SDS-AS)

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

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  9817 INFO 4300   LEC 001

    • TR Klarman Hall KG70
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This course is restricted to INFO students. If you do not meet the enrollment criteria for the course, please add yourself to the waitlist.