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Level 4 Papers >> A Semester
COMP442A Web Search: Technical and Social Issues

15 Points

This paper covers the operation of web search engines, the development of web spam and techniques for combatting it, and social issues raised by centralised search engines.

Pre Requisite Papers
Three 300 level Computer Science papers, and either
COMP204 Object Oriented Program Design or
COMP242 Software Engineering Process

Admission to this paper is at the discretion of the Chairperson of Department.

Corresponding Papers
COMP542 Web Search: Technical and Social Issues

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Required Reading
Witten, I.H., Gori, M. and Numerico, T. (2006) Web Dragons: Inside the Myths of Search Engine Technology, Morgan Kaufman, San Francisco.

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Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

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