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COMP401
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COMP413
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COMP414
Carrier and ISP Networks

COMP418
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COMP421
Machine Learning Algorithms

COMP423
Data Stream Mining

COMP424
Interaction Design

COMP426
Engineering Interactive Systems

COMP427
Cloud Computing Technologies and Security

COMP432
Information Visualisation

COMP436
Advanced Graphics and Computer Games

COMP439
Usability Engineering

COMP440
Software Engineering Methodologies

COMP442
Web Search: Technical and Social Issues

COMP443
Information Management

COMP448
Developing Mobile Applications

COMP450
Location-Based Systems as Context-Aware Systems

COMP452
Model Checking

COMP453
Extremely Parallel Programming

COMP455
Bioinformatics

COMP456
Computational Finance

COMP460
Turing Topics

COMP477
Report of an Investigation

2014 Papers
Level 4 Papers >> All Papers
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

Lecturers and Tutors

A Semester

    Lecturer(s)

    • Professor Stefan Rüger
      Room: G.1.30
      Phone: +64 7 838 4299


Moodle Link
http://elearn.waikato.ac.nz/

Timetable
Official Timetable Information

NOTE: Lectures will be 4 hours/week given during weeks 1-3 and 7-10.

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

Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

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