Winter back to school.

Here is the schedule for the Web Mining, Search Engines, and Business Intelligence graduate course for the next weeks.

Jan 14 – LSI and SVD: A hands-on approach. Covers SEO LSI Myths

Jan 21 – Intelligence Searching: Ethical hacking and penetration testing with search engines

Jan 28 – Spam Intelligence: Ethical Spamming, spamdexing, and Adversarial IR strategies

Feb 4 – On-Topic Analysis and Co-Occurrence Theory

Feb 11 – TBA

Next Spring I will be teaching the advanced graduate course Search Engines Architecture

This is a hands-on course where students will spend most of the time in the Software Testing Lab. We will build crawlers, dbas, parsers, search interfaces, etc. Students doing or interested in working on projects/theses with me are encouraged to take the course.