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Search Engines and Web Navigation

Short name: SEWN
SITS code: COIY023H7
Credits: 15 credits
Level: 7
Module leader: Mark Levene
Lecturer(s): Mark Levene

Module outline

** NOT RUNNING IN 2017/18 **

The course has three main strands: (1) Technical Foundations, (2) Core search and navigation technologies and (3) Emerging technologies.


To familiarize the student with the main technologies that underpin search and navigation on the World-Wide-Web.


See Online Material.


Some programming ability. ISD module for MSc IT or MSc CIC students; experience with a modern programming language otherwise.


All dates and timetables are listed in the programme handbooks of individual programmes.


See Online Material.


80% exam, 20% coursework

Recommended reading

An Introduction to Search Engines and Web Navigation, by M. Levene