Watch these to prepare yourselves for the session
A description of one model
And a description of another model
Things to think about
- What models do I use on a daily basis?
- What with Google and all its variants, do I really need to know how to anything about information retrieval models?
Read these if you desire more background
Croft, W. Bruce, Donald Metzler, and Trevor Strohman.
Retrieval Models, 233-241,
Architecture of a Search Engine, 13-29,
in Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2010.