AI and the Web Workshop (brochure)

Speaker & Chair: Niket Tandon

 

 

New: Workshop feedback is available.

 

Topics covered:
- Information Retrieval (IR) and the Web / Search engine
- Information Extraction (IE) and the Web / Knowledge acquisition
- Data Mining (DM), Machine Learning (ML) and the Web / Clustering, Latent semantic model

 


Workshop Program:

 

Day 1

 

 

Session 1

IR-1

 

Introduction to AI and the Web

45 mins

 

Crawling & Indexing

60 mins

 

Practical session on Crawling & Indexing (CMU Sphinx, Lucene)

90 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 2

IR-2

 

Ranking principles

60 mins

 

Link analysis

45 mins

 

Practical session on Ranking (Lucene)

90 mins

 

Day 2

 

 

Session 3

IE

 

Pattern based IE and Knowledge-bases

60 mins

 

IE Models, HMM

45 mins

 

Practical session on IE (POS tagging)

90 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 4

DM

 

Data mining

60 mins

 

Clustering

45 mins

 

Practical session on Classification & Clustering (Weka)

90 mins

 

Day 3

 

 

Session 5

ML

 

LSI

60 mins

 

Matrix factorization

45 mins

 

Introduction of practical research projects

90 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 6

Project - Practical session, five groups: 180 mins

 

1. Social networking (Tag clustering)

 

 

2. Sentiment analysis

 

 

3. Web-scale commonsense knowledge base construction

 

 

4. Spelling correction

 

 

5. Language identification

 

 

 

Workshop Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1

Session 1

Tutorial

March 2nd, 2012

9:00 10:45

 

 

Practical

March 2nd, 2012

11:00-12:30

 

Session 2

Tutorial

March 2nd, 2012

1:30 -3:15

 

 

Practical

March 2nd, 2012

3:30 5:30

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2

Session 3

Tutorial

March 3rd, 2012

9:00 10:45

 

 

Practical

March 3rd, 2012

11:00 -12:30

 

Session 4

Tutorial

March 3rd, 2012

1:30 -3:15

 

 

Practical

March 3rd, 2012

3:30 5:30

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3

Session 5

Tutorial

March 4th, 2012

9:00 -10:45

 

 

Practical

March 4th, 2012

11:00-12:30

 

Session 6

Tutorial

March 4th, 2012

1:30 -2:00

 

 

Practical

March 4th, 2012

2:00 4:00

 

 

 

 

 

 


Slides

The slides for the workshop are adapted from Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weikum's IRDM classes. A package of slides along with some good papers for reference can be found here [19 mb zip]