Kavita's Tutorials

These are a collection of self written tutorials. I hope these tips and tricks come handy for your own research and development tasks. For other miscellenous thoughts and opinions please visit my blog.

Terrier Retrieval Toolkit - An Introduction (Talk)

Terrier Retrieval Toolkit - An Introduction (Talk), Ganesan, Kavita A. , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, (2009)

Terrier Text Retrieval Toolkit - A Practical Guide for Terrier 2.2

A guide to searching fields, incremental indexing, parameter control and more...

There are different text retrieval toolkits out there that you can use to build search engines or simply test your new search algorithm. I have used Lucene, Lemur and Terrier.