December 16th, 2005

Annotated Bibliography on Information Retrieval

Recommended Reading for IR Research Students [PDF, 1.5 MB] SIGIR Forum, December 2005 by Alistair Moffat, Justin Zobel and David Hawking.

Extensive annotated bibliography of the most important works in Information Retrieval since 1997. Covers topics including TREC results, scaling issues, index compression, multilingual retrieval, multimedia retrieval, statistical, vector and probabilistic approaches, evaluation and testing, and much more.

findinsite Report updated

findinsite, (formerly known as Spy-Server) runs as a Java servlet, applet, ASP.NET or remote hosted service. It offers a good set of the current search engine features, including indexing common document formats, tools for controlling indexing, stemming and synonyms, fourteen languages and cached copies of documents with match terms highlighted.