CSE 454 - Advanced Internet Systems - Winter 2013
Tues, Thurs 12:00 - 1:30pm in EEB 045
(weld at cs dot washington dot edu)
Office hours: CSE 588 - TBD and by email
Xiao Ling (xiaoling at cs dot washington dot edu)
Office hours: CSE 610 - make an appointment by email
Schedule of Lectures
- 3/14 - Group Project Presentations
Presentations & Reports
Here are some notes on
end-of-term in-class Presentations (Thurs 3/14) and Final Written
Reports (due on Monday, 3/18 at 9am).
Textbooks & Resources
Read these informative papers, especially in the INFORMATION EXTRACTION subsection.
You also may wish to check out links to code and tools.
There is no required textbook.
Project Warmup: Assignment Descriptions
Data Format(outdated)Data Format EC2 Tutorial source code
We're doing something new this year - a collaborative group project
involving everyone in the class. The focus is information
extraction, widely believed to be
of Web search. We will divide into small groups (eg 2 people), each
working on a component of an integrated system to "read the Web",
augmenting a knowledge base (like Freebase)
with entity-attribute-value triples by automatically processing newswire
and Web text.
We'll post more specifics on the project soon, but in the meantime you can
read about some
here in the UW CSE Department, on which we'll be building.
- Monsters&Men (Mentor: Mitchell Koch): Andrew Rogers, Simon Schafer, Eli White. Plan Final Slides Report
- The Hot Slot Shots (Mentor:Alan Ritter): Jeff Booth, Alex Cartwell, Tim Plummer Plan Final Slides Report
- linearly separable (Mentor: Hannaneh): Jenny Abrahamson, Melissa Winstanley Plan Final Slides Report
- /^David Ma.*$/ (Mentor: Mausam): David Mah, David Mailhot Plan Final Slides Report
- MDJ (Mentor: Congle Zhang): Stephen Jonany, Michael Hotan, Antonius Harijanto Plan Final Slides Report
- TeamOne (Mentor: Xiao): Kevin Tang, Hunlan Lin, Justin Lee Plan Final Slides Report
- Total Recall (Mentor: Raphael): Dan Sanderson, Justin McManus Plan Final Slides Report
- Instant Team (Mentor: Raphael): Vikram Kudva, James Lee Plan Final Slides Report
Course Administration and Policies
Your grade will be 85% project and 15% class participation (no
midterm or final). The project component of your grade will be 45% scope
and execution of what you implement, 15% how well it performed, 10% final
presentation, and 20% final written report. Note that we'd much rather
see an ambitious project that flops than a simple hack with good
performance (tho we'd especially like to see cool approaches with
- Please feel free to email Dan or Xiao anytime or stop by their offices
whenever convenient. Note: Dan is often in a panic, preparing with door shut
immediately before class, but other times are great - or email for an appointment.
- If you have comments of general interest, please use the
- For feedback to course staff, contact us directly or send an TBD
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
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