INST 734
Information Retrieval Systems
Fall 2014
Module 7: Monday October 13 to Sunday October 19

This module focused on how behavior can be leveraged in a way that indicates which documents a user might wish to see. The module is designed to be completed in 12 hours over 7 days. As with every module, you must complete all componentents of this module by midnight on the evening of the indicated end date for the module.

Module Checklist

The recommended order for completing the activities in this module is:
  1. View the introductory video for this module.
  2. Read the Kelly and Teevan paper.
  3. View the first reading commentary video.
  4. Read Chapter 21 of the MRS textbook.
  5. View the second reading commentary video.
  6. Read the Inagaki et al. paper.
  7. View the third reading commentary video.
  8. Check ELMS to see if you have an additional reading summary assigned to you this week. If so, complete that summary by midnight Thursday and submit it using ELMS.
  9. View the Explicit Feedback lecture video.
  10. View the Implicit Feedback lecture video.
  11. View the Link Analysis lecture video.
  12. View the Clickstreams lecture video.
  13. On Friday (or later), read and comment on the additional reading summaries that were prepared by your classmates this week.
  14. View the Guest Cameo video by Jaime Teevan.
  15. Make progress on your project!
  16. If you want to hear some of the topics in this module presented differently, consider viewing parts of the optional supplementary videos.


This week we have three reading assignments.

Summaries of Additional Readings

Additional readings are assigned to five students. All students should read the five summaries once they are posted to ELMS, and all students other than those who wrote a summary this week should make a comment on the discussion board about at least one of the summaries (or about someone else's comment on one of them).


Here are the videos for this module:

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Last modified: Sat Oct 18 23:16:51 2014